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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English


  • Income tax -- Scandinavia.,
  • Taxation -- Scandinavia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Peter Birch Sørensen.
ContributionsSørensen, Peter Birch.
LC ClassificationsHJ2809.5 .T393 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20991678M
ISBN 100333642805

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