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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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Lectures on the Elements of Political Economy

Thomas Cooper - Economics - 1826 - 280 pages
...at the expence of intolerable vexation. "4. Every tax ought to be so contrived, as to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people, as little as...and above what it brings into the public treasury. A tax may take out and keep out of the pockets of the people a great deal more than it brings into...
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An Examination of Opinions Maintained in the "Essay on the Principles of ...

J. C. Ross - Economics - 1827
...likely to be convenient for the contributors to pay it. 4th. Every tax ought to be so constructed, as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets...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 ^•quality,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 28

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1827
...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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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1891
...the coffee exported amounted to 307,530 cwts. ; in 1888 it had fallen to 137,793 cwts. Lastly — " Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...above what it brings into the Public Treasury of the State." From this point of view the Paddy Tax is a bad tax, because the cost of collecting it amounts...
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On Financial Reform

Sir Henry Parnell - Finance - 1831 - 383 pages
...time, or in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it. IV. Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.— Wealth of Nations, vol. iii., p. 368. Mr. AfCullocA't edition. H terly returns of these transactions...
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The Good citizen; a political and literary miscellany

1831
...respective abilities. 2nd. The Tax which each individual is bound to pay, ought to be certain. 3rd. Every Tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the Poor, as little as possiWe over and above what it brings into Che public treasury of the state. 4thly....
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1847
...tax ought to be levied at the time, and in the manner, in which it is most likely to take out, and keep out of the pockets of the people, as little as...and above what it brings into the public Treasury. Now, the stamp duties violate the first of these three principles, by their inequality of pressure;...
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The Extraordinary Black Book: An Exposition of Abuses in Church and State ...

John Wade - Church and state - 1832 - 683 pages
...Taxes, especially the inhabited house duty, and most duties of Excise, contravene this principle. V. 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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An Attempt to Shew the Justice and Expediency of Substituting an Income Or ...

Benjamin Sayer - Income tax - 1833 - 428 pages
...in the " manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the con" tributor to pay it. 4th. " 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...
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Principles of Government: A Treatise on Free Institutions, Including the ...

Nathaniel Chipman - Constitutional law - 1833 - 330 pages
...at the time, or in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient to the contributor. "IV. Every tax ought to be so contrived, as both to take...as possible over and above what it brings into the treasury of the state."—To which may be added— V. Every tax ought to be so contrived, as to cause...
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