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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 People's Blue Book: Taxation as it Is, and as it Ought to be

Charles Tennant - Taxation - 1857 - 481 pages
...most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it. 4. Every tax ought to be so contrived as to take out, and to keep out, of the pockets of the...above what it brings into the public treasury of the State. With respect to taxes on rent, it is obvious that the share of the rent of land, which may be...
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Academica: An Occasional Journal

History - 1858
...or neglect of this maxim consists what is called the equality or inequality of taxation." 2ndly. " Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...above what it brings into the public treasury of the State." Let our miserable system be tried by this just and humane tost, and it will be found to be...
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The Financial reformer

...seditious.— DAVENANT'S POLITICAL AND COMMERCIAL WORES, vol. iii. page 4. JUST AMD SIMPLE TAXATION.— Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and keep oat 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 National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

National Association for the Promotion of Social Science (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1859
...establishments. 3. Taxation should be so contrived as, in the words of Adam Smith, ' to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible over and above what it brings into the Treasury of the State.' 4. Taxation ought not to be so devised as to render its payment optional ;...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers ..., Volume 11

Chambers's journal - 1859
...times that amount. 'Every tax,' says Adam Smith, 'ought to be so contrived as both to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.' ' No,' says the Right Honourable the Chancellor...
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On Taxation: How it is Raised and how it is Expended

Leone Levi - Finance, Public - 1860 - 255 pages
...greater ease and more extended co-operation. Indirect taxes are said to be opposed to the principle that every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...and above what it brings into the public treasury. Doubtless the trader and dealer must charge interest and profit not only on the price of the article...
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The National Quarterly Review, Volumes 33-34

1876
...manner, in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it, &c" Fourth. — 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 article, practical and theoretical, on taxation. Written for ..., Volume 82

John Ramsay M'Culloch - 1860
...And hence they should be contrived, as Smith has stated in his fourth maxim, so as to take out, and keep out, of the pockets of the people as little as possible above what they bring into the public treasury. Sully states, in his Memoirs, that the expense of collecting...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 15

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1862
...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...above what it brings into the public treasury of the state." The taxes of most of the nations of Europe prior to the present century were so levied as to...
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The new American cyclopędia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana, Volume 15

American cyclopaedia - 1862
...convenient for the contributor to pay it. 4. Every tas ought to be so contrived as both to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as...above what it brings into the ' public treasury of the state." The taxes of most of the nations of Europe prior to the present century were so levied as to...
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