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Capital gains and losses by John Graham McDonald

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Published by Butterworths in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Capital gains tax -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Income tax -- Law and legislation -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

At head of title: Canadian Royal Commission on Taxation.

Statementby John G. McDonald.
SeriesButterworths Carter Report studies, no. 4
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5677089M
LC Control Number68141485

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