Basic Income in Japan is the first collective volume in English entirely devoted to the discussion of Japan's potential for a basic income program in the context of the country's changing welfare state. Vanderborght and Yamamori bring together over a dozen contributors to provide a general overview of the scholarly debate on universal and unconditional basic income, including a foreword by Ronald Dore. Drawing on empirical data on poverty and inequality as well as normative arguments, this balanced approach to a radical idea is essential reading for the study of contemporary Japan.
If you are tired of paying taxes on your investment income, you owe it to yourself to look at tax-free municipal bonds. Learn how interest from municipal bonds can actually boost your after-tax income. You will learn about the safety record, what the risks are, and how to purchase bonds. Uncover the profit opportunity in municipal bonds and get a detailed description of different bond types that is easy to understand. Open the book and find: * What are municipal bonds? * Types of bonds * Bonds with special features * Payment history of municipal bonds * How bonds are rated * Taxable municipal bonds and Build Americal Bonds * How to purchase municipal bonds * Premium and discount bonds * Taxable equivalent yields * Risks * Other resources This book is a must have guide that will show you what to look for in municipal bonds. Robert A. Harbeke, CFP(r) has been a financial advisor for over twenty-six years with a major investment firm. Born and raised in North Dakota, he attended North Dakota State University receiving a degree in Economics. He moved to Arizona in 1986 where he resides with his wife. Their three children and four grandchildren also live in Arizona. His clients are mainly individuals who are working toward retirement or are already retired. He became licensed in the securities business in 1986 and received his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(r) designation in 1996. While working with all types of investments, he has successfully advised his clients on municipal bonds for 26 years, and has found that his largest investors have used municipal bonds for growth, income and safety
This definitive work on the law of income tax will prove invaluable to those involved in accountancy, the Inland Revenue or tax law. It will also be of vital assistance to those studying income tax on accountancy courses or studying for the Institute of Taxation's examinations. It is both comprehensive and concise and covers all aspects of this important subject.