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Definition of Taxation

Taxation

  1. The act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes, as on the subjects of a state, by government, or on the members of a corporation or company, by the proper authority; the raising of revenue; also, a system of raising revenue.
  2. The act of taxing, or assessing a bill of cost.
  3. Tax; sum imposed.
  4. Charge; accusation.

Taxation Quotations

The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Vladimir Lenin

Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
Milton Friedman

Taxation is just a sophisticated way of demanding money with menaces.
Terry Pratchett

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
Andrew Jackson

The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor.
William Cobbett
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Taxation Translations

taxation in French is taxation
taxation in Swedish is beskattning
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