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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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Giornale degli economisti e annali di economia, Volume 37

Alberto Zorli, Maffeo Pantaleoni, Alberto Beneduce, Giovanni Demaria, Paolo Greco - Economics - 1908
...soulager les terrea et le commerce . (4) SMITH, loc. cit.: Capitation taxes, if it is atteiupted to proportion them to the fortune or revenue of each contributor, become altogether arbitrary If they are proportioned, not to the supposed fortune, but to the rank of each contributor, become...
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith - History - 2008 - 1152 pages
...revenue . . . , . . c , are altogether become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man s arbitrary. fortune varies from day to day, and without an inquisition...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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Of Rule and Revenue

Margaret Levi - Social Science - 1989 - 264 pages
...principle, as it is possessed of a just revenue. Edmund Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France Capitation taxes, if it is attempted to proportion...without an inquisition more intolerable than any tax renewed at least once every year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must, in most...
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Income Tax in Common Law Jurisdictions: Volume 1, From the Origins to 1820

Peter Harris - Law - 2006
...with fixed amounts payable by various traders and professionals. But, like the Triple Assessment, 59 '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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Nederland in Franse schaduw: recht en bestuur in het Koninkrijk Holland ...

Jan Hallebeek, Adriaan Johan Boudewijn Sirks - Law - 2006 - 298 pages
...attempted to proportion them [de belastingen] to the fortune or revenue of each contributor, [they] become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man's...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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A History of Income Tax: The Development of Income Tax from Its Beginning in ...

B. E. V. Sabine - Business & Economics - 2005 - 288 pages
...Dealers Hair Powder Armorial Bearings 74 3 6 50 'capitation taxes' as 'arbitrary and uncertain'. '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 on the good or bad humour of his assessors'. The...
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The Real Price of Everything: Rediscovering the Six Classics of Economics

Michael Lewis - Business & Economics - 2007 - 1467 pages
...of their land, from the profits of their stock, or from the wages of their labor. Capitation Taxes assessment, therefore, must, in most cases, depend upon the good or bad humor of his assessors, and...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 109

1861
...proportion them to the fortune or revenue of each contributor [the exact description of the income tax], become altogether arbitrary. The state of a man's...intolerable than any tax, and renewed at least once a year, can only be guessed at. His assessment, therefore, must in most cases depend upon the good...
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