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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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Tracts of the Liverpool Financial Reform Association, Issues 1-35

Financial Reform Association (Liverpool, England) - Finance - 1851
...given to their opinion. They begin by quoting the following maxims on axation by Dr. Adam Smith :— " 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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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volume 18

Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - Agriculture - 1880
...claimed by the state as may be rightfully used for such ends. But no more. Therefore, with Adam Smith, " Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...people as little as possible over and above what it actually brings into the treasury of the state." The machinery for tax levy should be as simple as...
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A Treatise on the Methods of Observation and Reasoning in Politics, Volume 2

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - Political science - 1852
...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 house of commons

sir robert peel bart - 1853
...in the manner, in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it. Fourthly, every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...above what it brings into the public treasury of the state." From these maxims a recent writer has drawn this conclusion, that there is not one of those...
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The Speeches of the Late Right Honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart ..., Volume 4

Robert Peel - Great Britain - 1853
...in the manner, in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it. Fourthly, every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out, and to keep out of the pockets of the [*ople as little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state."...
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The Standard Library Cyclopaedia of Political, Constitutional ..., Volume 4

Economics - 1853
...levied at the time or in the manner most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it." IV. " 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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Journal of the Dublin Statistical Society, Volume 1, Part 1

Ireland - 1855
...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."f From these principles we can at once deduce that the most simple and natural tax, conforming...
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Journal. 84th-88th, 90th- session, Part 5

Statistical and social inquiry society of Ireland - 1856
...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."f From these principles we can at once deduce that the most simple and natural tax, conforming...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 9

Dugald Stewart - 1856
...be convenient for the contributor to pay it. ... " 4. Every tax ought to be so contrived as to take out of the pockets of the people as little as possible over and above what goes into the treasury of the state."* Of these maxims, the last three are expressed with sufficient...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1857
...pleases, it must be his own fault if he ever suffers any considerable inconvenience 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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