Land registration is a system that records ownership, possession and other rights related to the land. The government agency which undertake this process of recording the land details vis-a-vis its ownership provides evidence of title, facilitate lawful transaction and prevent illegal disposal. Jurisdiction wise information and their protection protocols vary.
Each state in USA has its own set of registration system. Each state's registration system describes the roles, responsibilities of the registration officials in defining the ownership of land within the state. This has been elaborated in main article.
Land value taxation, for instance, property tax applied to the unimproved land value, dates back to 19th Century. The basic tenet of the taxation is that supply of land is fixed. Community and public works create its value. The economic rent of the land is the key source of public revenue which has most enduring impact on the societies in USA and outside the country as well.
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