First published on
10 January 2022
Discussion Paper 156

Immovable Property Taxation for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth


This paper provides an overview of recurrent property taxation in EU Member States and investigates ways in which recurrent property taxation can maintain economic efficiency, help reduce inequality and support environmental goals.


Alexander Leodolter, Savina Princen, Aleksander Rutkowski. European Commission.

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Discussion Paper 156. January 2022. Brussels. PDF. 44pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-21-013-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-76-44624-8 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi:10.2765/431531 (online)

JEL classification: D1, D3, D31, H2, H21, H22, H22, H24.


European Economy Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them, to inform discussion on economic policy and to stimulate debate. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.


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