United States taxation of foreign investment
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United States taxation of foreign investment the new approach. by Alan R. Rado

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Written in English


  • Investments, American -- Taxation,
  • Corporations, American -- Taxation

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SeriesPublications of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation -- no. 18
LC ClassificationsHJ4653 C7 R2
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14952882M

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