Tax Farming

Some articles on tax farming, farming, tax:

Octroi - Tax Farming
... A scale of rates was fixed, graduated according to the population, and farming out was strictly regulated ... farming, the contractor paying yearly a certain agreed upon sum calculated on the estimated amount (3) the regie interesse, a variation of the preceding method, the contractor sharing the ... duty on retailers of beverages (3) a special tax on wine in bottle (4) direct taxes on horses and carriages, clubs, billiard tables and dogs (5) additional ...
Hidalgo County, Texas - History
... them with food and liquor, and paying their poll tax ... Farming in Hidalgo County was not practiced on a large scale until the latter part of the nineteenth century ... first decade of the twentieth century, the county's economic base shifted toward farming ...
Revenue Farm - Advantages
... Tax farming was an important step in the history of economic development by providing a method for collecting taxes across a large area without the need for a tax-collecting bureaucracy, or ... Systems of tax farming similar to the Roman model were used in Pharaonic Egypt, various medieval Western European countries, the Ottoman and Mughal empires, and in Qing Dynasty China ... As states become stronger, buoyed up by revenues brought in by tax farming, the practice was discontinued in favour of centralized tax collection systems ...

Famous quotes containing the words farming and/or tax:

    With the farming of a verse
    Make a vineyard of the curse,
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)

    Rumble thy bellyful! Spit, fire! Spout, rain!
    Nor rain, wind, thunder, fire are my daughters.
    I tax you not, you elements, with unkindness;
    I never gave you kingdom, called you children.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)