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" Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as Little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state. "
From Adam Smith to the Wealth of America - Page 21
by Alvin Rabushka - 1985 - 237 pages
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The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of ...

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1783
...which will be moft likely to be conve-* nient for the contributor to pay it. It is fo contrived as W take out, and to keep out of the pockets of the people, ffi little as poflible over and above what it brings into the pub-i lie treafury. The collection of...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

1831
...of L.7,312 of net revenue. Most certainly no tax ever accorded less with the sound maxim of taking out of the pockets of the people as little as possible over and above what comes into the public treasury. The influence of the duties in adding to the price of all the principal...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809
...pleases, it must be his own fault if he ever suffers any considerable inconveniency from such taxes. 4. Every tax ought to be so contrived, as both to take...above what it brings into the public treasury of the state. A tax may either take out or keep out of the pockets of the^people, a great deal more than it...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 3

English literature - 1815
...with peculiar emphasis, that it is " so contrived, as both to take out and keep out of the "Dockets of the people as lit.tle as possible over and above what it brings into the Public Treasury of the State." P. 45. The author then proceeds to state some modifications of the property-tax, which, in...
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The Black Book: Or, Corruption Unmasked!, Volume 1

John Wade - Great Britain - 1820
...treasury, by taking the smallest possible sum out of the pockets of the people. Adam Smith says, " Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings into the...
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On the Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation

David Ricardo - Classical school of economics - 1821 - 538 pages
...time, or in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it. 4. " Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...above what it brings into the public treasury of the State." An equal land-tax, imposed indiscriminately and without any regard to the distinction of its...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Part 3

English literature - 1833
...thereof, the argument for direct taxation is equally conclusive. It is an admitted axiom in finance that " every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible over and above what it brings to the public...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 38

1823
...correcting it in all cases? ' Every tax ought, ' says Dr Smith, ' to be so contrived, as to ' take out, and keep out, of the pockets of the people, as little...possible over and above what it brings into the public trea239 ' sury of the state. ' But the duty in question is in direct opposition to this maxim. It injures...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...time, or in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it. 4. Every tax ought to be so contrived, as both to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings into the...
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The Pamphleteer, Volumes 27-28

Great Britain - 1826
...which they respectively enjoy under its protection. 2. Every tax ought to be so contrived, as to take out of the pockets of the people as little as possible,...above what it brings into the public treasury of the state. 3. The tax which each individual is bound to pay ought to be certain, and not arbitrary. The...
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