The English Income Tax

The English Income Tax : With Special Reference to Administration and Method of Assessment (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The English Income Tax: With Special Reference to Administration and Method of Assessment In the fiscal system of the English government the income and property tax has proved to be a convenient and productive source of revenue. In the year 1898 1899 it brought into the Exchequer ov'er Jg and thus provided about one-sixth of the total amount expended by the national government. Besides consti tuting an important part Of the permanent or ordi nary revenues, the tax has repeatedly proved to be a valuable resource for an emergency; through its instrumentality more than one Chancellor of the Exche quer, under conditions of more or less difficulty, has succeeded in maintaining that close adjustment of revenue to expenditure which the excellent traditions of English system of finance required Of him. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 152g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 11 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243182066
  • 9780243182060