Taxes on energy consumption scheduled for a hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Agricultural Taxation of the Committee on Finance on June 9, 1982

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Statementprepared for the use of the Committee on Finance by the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on Energy and Agricultural Taxation., United States. Congress. Joint Committee on Taxation.
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Paginationiii, 15 p. ;
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