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history of taxation and taxes in England

Dowell, Stephen

history of taxation and taxes in England

from the earliesttimes to the present day

by Dowell, Stephen

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taxation -- History -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Stephen Dowell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ2601
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21777285M
    LC Control Number04030415


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This pattern continues through to today as nations are influenced by developments in tax Cited by: 3. Records show that the Duke of Lancaster paid a tax times higher than the average peasant. The poor were treated comparatively well by England’s early tax system. Poor people paid little or no taxes, and the majority of the tax burden was carried by the wealthier classes – like clergy, nobles.

At the start of World War One inthe standard rate of income tax in Britian was 6 per cent; by the end of the war in it was 30 per cent.

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Canada becomes a nation Following Confederation inthe new government was given the power to raise money by taxation and responsibilities were divided between the federal and provincial governments.

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Valuation Office Field Books. What: The Valuation Office Maps and Field Books of sprang from The Finance () Act for the United Kingdom. In order to levy a property tax, a nation-wide survey was carried out of all workshops, houses, farms etc., which recorded details such as the owner, occupier, and value.

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