November 29th, 2017
Connecticut Conference of Municipalities 2017 Convention,
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Taxation of labor and capital in urban areas is one of the driving forces leading to the contraction and decay of our cities.
Land Value Taxation (LVT) is rational taxation of immovable property (land). LVT can be a major tool for strengthening the development market in cities, reduce taxes for productive citizens and businesses and provide a progressive fair and equitable source of public revenue.
- Infill directed - frees lots for buildings
Compact - produce more efficient, consolidated units
Dense - incentive to build upward
Affordable Housing - lower incomes qualify for loan
Distinctive Communities - invest in home without tax increase
Mixed Use, Walkable - density draws stores, retail, entrepreneurial activity
LVT Jurisdictions 2013 millage rates Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
The Center gathers and disseminates articles, studies and monographs on the subject of land based taxation.
We suggest implementation where appropriate but do not support political candidates or become involved in the electoral process.