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Property Devolution in Macedonia. Issues and Challenges ahead
Property Devolution in Macedonia. Issues and Challenges ahead

Author(s): Author Not Specified
Subject(s): Micro-Economics, Economic policy, Economic development
Published by: Центар за истражување и креирање политики
Summary/Abstract: This is a study of the decentralization process in Macedonia. It analyses and evaluates a particular aspect of the local governance in the country related to property devolution. The study considers issues such as property taxation, evaluation of property, illegal construction and relations between the central and the local government. Citizens‘ attitudes have also been surveyed and taken into account. An analysis of the laws and government acts related to property devolution is also made. Specific recommendations are offered to improve policies in this field too. Section I gives a broad overview of the decentralization effort in Macedonia. It describes all stages of this process from a historical point of view. In the following section an explanation of the research methodology is presented. Sections IV and V describes the area of property tax, together with all relevant aspects such as methodology for valuation, system of appeals, and so on. The empirical results are presented in Section VI. Specific issues are presented in Section VII. Finally, in Section VIII concluding remarks are drawn, and recommendations are given concerning possible directions for further improvement of the current situation.

  • Page Count: 43
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Language: English