Property tax: a friend or foe to landscape protection in South Africa?

@inproceedings{Paterson2005PropertyTA,
  title={Property tax: a friend or foe to landscape protection in South Africa?},
  author={Alexander Paterson},
  year={2005}
}
Property tax significantly influences land-use as it impacts on the viability of holding or using land for various purposes, such as conservation. Property tax can be used as an incentive for landscape protection where, for example, incentives are offered to landowners to hold land for conservation purposes. Alternatively, the imposition o f property tax can lead to landscape degradation where, for example, it makes conservation one of the highest taxed land-uses thereby potentially compelling… CONTINUE READING