Dividend policy and tax problems
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Dividend policy and tax problems a symposium on section 102, Internal Revenue Code by J. K. Lasser

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Published by National Industrial Conference Board in New York .
Written in English


  • Corporations -- United States -- Finance.,
  • Corporations -- Taxation -- United States.

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Statement[by] J.K. Lasser [and others.
SeriesNational Industrial Conference Board. Studies in business economics -- no. 10., Studies in business economics (New York, N.Y.) -- no. 10.
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p.
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL16619141M

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