Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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. "
The Black Book: Or, Corruption Unmasked! - Page 384
by John Wade - 1820
Full view - About this book

Manual of Political Economy

Henry Fawcett - Economics - 1874 - 607 pages
...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 been previously >tated, that any tax which is expensive to levy, will bo inconsistent with this...
Full view - About this book

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 ' out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings into...
Full view - About this book

Joint Documents ... for the Year ..., Part 1

Michigan. Legislature - Michigan - 1875
...in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it ; 4. Even- tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and...as little as possible over and above what it brings in to the public treasury of the State.1 So far as these recognized principles are not observed in...
Full view - About this book

Tuition Tax Credits: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Taxation ..., Part 2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on Taxation and Debt Management - Education and state - 1981
...Smith, in his great work Wealth of Nations, laid down four maxims of taxation. His last maxim was, "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...
Full view - About this book

First Concurrent Resolution on the Budget ..., Volume 1; Volume 10, Issue 1

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Budget - Budget - 1982
...tax ought to b* contrived aa both to take out and keep out of the pocketa of the people aa little aa possible, over and above what It brings Into the public Treasury of the stateAdam Smith. Wealth of Hatlona; pp. 351-52. This guideline, known as the efficiency axiom, points...
Full view - About this book

The Bankers' Magazine, Volume 36

Banks and banking - 1876
...and what an undue authority is vested in the Commissioners. Then there is the economy of the tax, for every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out, and keep out, of tho pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury...
Full view - About this book

Handbook of Public Economics

Martin Feldstein, A.J. Auerbach - Business & Economics - 1985 - 483 pages
...Smith, in his fourth maxim, counsels that "every tax ought to be so contrived as to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as...what it brings into the public treasury of the state" [Smith (1776, vol. II, p. 311)]. Reference is to the cost of tax administration, obstruction to industry,...
Limited preview - About this book

From Adam Smith to the Wealth of America

Alvin Rabushka - Business & Economics - 1985 - 237 pages
...Every tax ought to be levied in the manner in which it is most convenient for the taxpayer to pay it. "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...
Limited preview - About this book

United States Taxes and Tax Policy

David G. Davies - Business & Economics - 1986 - 316 pages
...compute their tax liabilities as correctly as persons with more knowledge and expertise. Fiscal economy "Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take...and above what it brings into the public treasury" (Smith 1937:778). This means that not only the government's cost of the administration should be considered...
Limited preview - About this book

First Principles of Economics

Richard G. Lipsey, Colin Harbury - Economics - 1992 - 532 pages
...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 to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings in to...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF