Endowments and Taxation in the Hellenistic World

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2014

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This paper suggests that a number of well known Hellenistic endowments were crafted in such a way that, in addition to the pious purposes that they served, they also allowed founders and elite peers to limit tax-liability by sheltering real estate from the possibility of assessment for taxation.

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10.2143/AS.44.0.3044799

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Sosin, JD (2014). Endowments and Taxation in the Hellenistic World. Ancient Society, 44. pp. 43–89. 10.2143/AS.44.0.3044799 Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/9227.

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