The Top Ten Reasons Why the Georgist Remedy is Not a Tax

by Daniel Syddall

10. Taxes are arbitrary. Land dues are not arbitrary.

9. Taxes are unjustified. Land dues are the fulfillment of justice.

8. Taxes add cost. Land rent is always paid anyway, so land dues prevent private appropriation, reducing land costs.

7. Taxes are inimical to property rights. Land dues are essential for property rights.

6. Taxes create inefficiency, by imposing deadweight loss. Land dues raise efficiency, by reducing deadweight loss. Continue reading