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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 NEW AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA; A POPULAR DICTIONARY OF GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

GEORGE RIPLEY - 1862
...time, and 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 People's Blue Book: Taxation as it Is, and as it Ought to be ...

Charles Tennant - England - 1862 - 706 pages
...exception of the Land Tax, which is unequally, and, therefore, unjustly assessed. Adam Smith said : — " 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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A Treatise on the Principles and Practical Influence of Taxation and the ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Debts, Public - 1863 - 524 pages
...selection. Every tax should, as Smith has stated in his fourth maxim, be contrived so as to take out and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible above what it puts into the public treasury. The nett produce of a tax, or the sum which it yields...
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Report of proceedings at the seventh annual congress

National association for the promotion of social science - 1863
...shirked or repudiated by any honest man any more than any other debt. (2.) That taxation should take and keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible beyond what it yields to the public exchequer. (3.) That the public revenue should be raised from the...
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Sketches of Political Economy

James Stuart Laurie - Economics - 1864 - 84 pages
...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...and above what it brings into the public treasury. A tax may either take out or keep out of the pockets of the people a great deal more than it brings...
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Utilitarianism Explained and Exemplified in Moral and Political Government. ...

Charles Tennant - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 463 pages
...laid it down as an admitted axiom 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 into the Treasury of the State." Now, the effect of our system is, to reduce the purchasing power of the Wages...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1864
...revenue which he enjoyed under its protection, and that every tax ought to be so contrived as to take out of the pockets of the people as little as possible over and above the amount which it brought into the national treasury. As Mr. Stuart Mill said, those were the orthodox...
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Utilitarianism Explained and Exemplified in Moral and Political Government

Charles Tennant - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 463 pages
...temptation to commit the crime." Nearly a century ago, Adam Smith laid. it down as an admitted axiom 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 into the...
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The Science of Wealth: A Manual of Political Economy. Embracing the Laws of ...

Amasa Walker - Economics - 1866 - 478 pages
...cousideraeration, will readily be admitted as proper. IV. " Every tax ought to be so contrived as 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." Although the soundness of this principle would seem indisputable, and will...
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THE SCIENCE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY.

AMASA WALKER - 1866
...consideraeration, will readily be' admitted as proper. IV. "Every tax ought to be so contrived as 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." Although the soundness of this principle would seem indisputable, and will...
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