Personal income taxes and the growth of small firms

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .

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  • Entrepreneurship -- United States.,
  • Small business -- Taxation -- United States.,
  • Income tax -- United States.

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StatementRobert Carroll ... [et al.].
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 7980, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7980.
ContributionsCarroll, Robert J., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Pagination29, [4] p. ;
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL22409868M

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