This book addresses a variety of issues relating to intergovernmental finance and the provision and financing of local services including budgeting and financial management, the institutional framework for the conduct of intergovernmental relations, appropriate methods of service delivery in metropolitan agglomerations and remote rural areas, local government enterprises, user charges, property taxes, income and value-added taxes, natural resource taxes, and local business taxes. Throughout, the authors draw on experience both in Canada and in other decentralized countries and consider to vary.Fiscal Measurement The final chapter in part I, chapter 5 by Richard Bird, turns to a different question that appears to ... Inter-regional fiscal flows refer to the amount of federal taxes collected in a region and the amount of spending done in a region. ... because the questions raised and the factors to be taken into consideration are essentially the same, the answers are ... The final chapter in this part, chapter 8, focuses on a different question, namely, the appropriate role and structure ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Perspectives on Fiscal Federalism|
|Author||:||Richard Miller Bird, François Vaillancourt|
|Publisher||:||World Bank Publications - 2006-01-01|