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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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Essays of a Birmingham Manufacturer, Volume 2

William Lucas Sargant - Economics - 1870
...the time, or in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to " IV. Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...above what it brings into the public treasury of the state." . . Compare these maxims with Quesnay's proposal to abolish existing taxes and to impose a...
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Essays of a Birmingham Manufacturer, Volume 2

William Lucas Sargant - Economics - 1870
...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." . . Compare these maxims with Quesnay's proposal to abolish existing taxes and to impose a...
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The Queen's Taxes: An Inquiry Into the Amount, Incidence and Economic ...

John Noble - England - 1870 - 258 pages
...cost, consequent upon the profits advanced for duties, that it is most burdensome. Every tax ought " to keep out of the pockets of the people as little...above what it brings into the public treasury of the State. "f If there is any lesson to be learnt from the fiscal history of the last half century it is...
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Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications ..., Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - Economics - 1896
...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...to keep out of the pockets of the people as little possible over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state. A tax may either take...
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A Survey of Political Economy

John Macdonell - Economics - 1871 - 432 pages
...the contributor to pay it." Fourtldy, " 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 ;" and a tax will sin against this rule if it requires numerous collectors, if it checks the...
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A Survey of Political Economy

John Macdonell - Economics - 1871 - 432 pages
...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 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 Principles of Jurisprudence

Denis Caulfield Heron - Electronic books - 1873 - 114 pages
...convenient for the contributor to pay it. Every tax ought to be contrived so 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. 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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Taxation: Past, Present, and Future

William Lucas Sargant - Taxation - 1874 - 348 pages
...it must be his own fault if he 'ever suffers any considerable inconvenience from such taxes. " IV. 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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Chapters in Political Economy

Albert Sidney Bolles - Economics - 1874 - 206 pages
...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." It was following a natural order to place the rule relating to equality of taxation first,...
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Manual of Political Economy

Henry Fawcett - Economics - 1874 - 607 pages
...higher price for the commodity. The last rule of taxation propounded by Adam Smith affirms, that ' every tax ought to be so contrived, as both to take...out, and to keep out of the pockets of the people, ;is little as possible over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.' It has...
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