This text gives a cogent and comprehensive introduction to the field of taxation. The book facilitates the reader?s understanding of the concepts and principles of each sub-field of taxation. The narrative style of the book encourages the readers to engage with the subject, and discover the principles by and for themselves.
The text is written for business management students. B-school students and faculties will find the text engaging while learning the subject in their course of study. Written in a lucid manner, it will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in taxation, particularly managers.
It explains in simple language the principles and difficulties involved in framing and administering a customs and excise tariff, which has both revenue and political purposes. There is a in-depth description of the United Kingdom collecting machinery, an historical account of the tariff since 1914, and a discussion of the political objects such as Imperial Preference. The problems of tariff negotiating are discussed, and trade agreements made, including that with the U.S.A., are summarized.