Smart Growth Needs Smart Taxes

A report by the C.D. Howe Institute demonstrates how some taxes can promote sprawl.
March 1, 2002, 9am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Cities have planning departments to ensure that they develop intelligently. Their job is not only to create liveable urban communities, but to keep a lid on taxes by ensuring that land is used efficiently.Unfortunately, local finance departments often work at cross-purposes with municipal planners. Certain types of taxes and levies actually promote urban sprawl."

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Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2002 in The Toronto Star
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