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" Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion them to the fortune or revenue of each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man's fortune varies from day to day, and without an inquisition more intolerable than any tax, and renewed... "
The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ... - Page 97
by William Cobbett - 1819
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The people's blue book, taxation as it is, and as it ought to be [by C ...

Charles Tennant - 1862
...their land, from the profits of their stock, or from the wages of their labor. These taxes, if it be attempted to proportion them to the fortune or revenue...least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must in most cases depend upon the good or bad humor of his assessors, and must,...
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - Economics - 1869
...Capilalion Taxes. Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion them to the fortune or revenue of the contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The state...day, and without an inquisition more intolerable than nny tux, und renewed at least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must...
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - Economics - 1869
...of their land, from the profits of their stock, or from the wages of their labour. Capitation Taxes. Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion them to the fortune or revenue of the contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man's fortune varies from day to day,...
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Taxation: Past, Present, and Future

William Lucas Sargant - Taxation - 1874 - 348 pages
...though it was his proselyte, William Pitt, that afterwards ventured successfully to make a trial. " Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must in most cases depend upon the good or bad humour of his assessors, and...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. A careful ...

1875
...of their land, from the profits of their stock, or from the wages of their labour. Capitation Taxes. CAPITATION taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must in most cases depend upon the good or bad humour of his assessors, and...
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An analysis of Adam Smiths' Inquiry into the nature and causes of ..., Volume 2

Jeremiah Joyce - 1880
...contributors may possess. Capitation taxes, if proportioned to the revenue of the contributor, become arbitrary. The state of a man's fortune varies from day to day ; the assessment must, therefore, in most cases depend upon the humour of the assessors. If they are...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith - Economics - 1884 - 445 pages
...of their land, from the profits of their stock, or from the wages of their labour. CajnlaHon Ttuei. CAPITATION taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...from day to day ; and, without an inquisition, more in•olerable than any tax, and renewed at least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment,...
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Principles of Political Economy

Matteo Liberatore - Economics - 1891 - 295 pages
...seems to have revived in the shape of taxes on moveable wealth. " Capitation taxes," says Adam Smith, "if it is attempted to proportion them to the fortune...least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must in most cases depend upon the good or bad humour of his assessors, and...
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Preussische Jahrbücher, Volume 103

1901
...nations, Book V Chap. II Part 2 Art. 4: Capitation taxes, if it is attPinptrd to proportion thorn to th« fortune or revenue of each contributor, become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man's fortune varies l rom «lay to day, and without an inquisition more intolerable than any tax, and renewed at least...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1904
...unless they ire light. In the poll taxes of •William III. assessment was chiefly according to rank. The state of a man's fortune varies from day to day,...least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must in most cases depend upon the good or bad humour of his assessors, and...
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