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The Estimation of Property Tax Capitalisation in the Korean Taxation Context

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ABSTRACT

The difference between public services and property tax rates is capitalised into home values. The aim of this research is to estimate the property tax capitalisation rate under a different taxation context of Korea, using a repeat sales method with short-term data on housing prices and estimated tax payments. In the operation of the property taxation, there is complexity that needs to be considered in the estimation of the property tax capitalisation rate. In this research, 32,101 apartment samples in Seoul are used for the analysis. Given these unique institutional circumstances, as a result of the analysis, the property tax capitalisation rate in Seoul was between 73.7% and 82.8% in the analysis periods.

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Kim, H. , Jang, K. and Hur, Y. (2013) The Estimation of Property Tax Capitalisation in the Korean Taxation Context. Current Urban Studies, 1, 110-116. doi: 10.4236/cus.2013.14012.

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