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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

When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the old source is abandoned. It merely means that the politicians have two ways of milking the taxpayer where they had one before.
H. L. Mencken

Inflation is taxation without legislation.
Milton Friedman

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

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

taxation in French is taxation
taxation in Swedish is beskattning

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