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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

Taxation without representation is tyranny.
James Otis

America is a land of taxation that was founded to avoid taxation.
Laurence J. Peter

If taxation without consent is robbery, the United States government has never had, has not now, and is never likely to have, a single honest dollar in its treasury. If taxation without consent is not robbery, then any band of robbers have only to declare themselves a government, and all their robberies are legalized.
Lysander Spooner

If it is the duty of the State to educate, it is the duty of the State also to bear the burden of education, namely, the taxation out of which education is provided.
Edmund Barton
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Taxation Translations

taxation in French is taxation
taxation in Swedish is beskattning
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