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  • Henry's Stamp Act
    331 words
    The Stamp Act was passed by the British Parliament on March 22, 1765. The new tax was imposed on All-American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used. Ship's papers, legal documents, licenses, newspapers, other publications, and even playing cards were taxed. The money collected by the Stamp Act was to be used to help pay the costs of defending and protecting the American frontier near the Appalachian Mountains (10,000 troops were to be stationed on the...
  • Utility Companies For Their Tax Rate
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    Public School Finance: Prospectus Paper Oklahoma utility companies are currently protesting the amount of taxes that they must pay. The dispute came about because of the difference between what utility companies and other commercial properties and other entities such as railroads and airlines must pay. The utility companies originally protested all of the taxes that they had to pay. They are now protesting the percentage of taxes that they must pay above what the commercial properties pay. The m...
  • Eur 35000 Less Tax Of Eur 5
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    Around the world, education is funded in different ways, yielding different outcomes. In Europe, the state typically still pays for the institutional costs of instruction; students pay little or no tuition, but are responsible for living costs; and most universities are public. In many Asian countries (such as Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the Philippines), most students attend private universities and colleges and pay the full cost of their education. Tuition is also charged in the small and relati...
  • Not To Pay June Stephensons Passage
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    To Pay or Not to Pay June Stephensons passage is about how men commit the most crime in America and women are still expected to pay their unfair share for male pursuit. June suggests that since men outnumber women ninety-four to six men should pay one hundred dollars more in their IRS returns. The author carries a chauvinist tone through out the passage and really gets carried away when she starts blaming all men because we are all brothers. I strongly disagree! We can not start pointing fingers...
  • Personal Income Tax
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    There was not many things that the American people agreed on. Taxes had always been a sensitive subject in American politics. The whole American Revolution was based on the taxation issue. When the personal income tax was instituted, Americans did not feel that the government needed to be paid by the American people. The personal income tax had a very interesting history and a very unique future would follow. What was the income tax What did the tax pay for What did taxes do for America The pers...
  • Senior Pension And Child Tax Benefits
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    Why The Taxes Are So High In Canada Every government gets the budget from the taxes, and those taxes a recollected from people who live in the country and enjoy the benefit and welfare that provided by the government. Therefore, every citizen in every country has to pay taxes, no matter what products or services they purchase. Some countries have heavy taxation, such as Swiss, Japan, and Canada. People always complain about heavy taxation, especially when the one who live in heavy taxation place...
  • Three Criteria For Taxes
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    When asked the question, "Which of the three types of taxes best fits the taxpayers needs?" , there are several factors to consider. Criteria for taxation and principles of taxation are some of those factors. Three criteria for taxes are equity, simplicity, and efficiency. Two principle of taxation are benefit principle and ability-to-pay principle. All of these factors either serve or disservice the taxpayers and help determine which taxes are most beneficial. As I have mentioned, criteria for ...
  • Two Extra Days Till April
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    Economics 004 April 10, 2000"The rush is on for last-minute filers" April showers bring may flowers, but on April 15th not one American is thinking of spring. Tax day, one of the only two events in life that will not excuse anyone, is right around the corner. If you have procrastinated in your efforts to give the government even more of your money, don't worry your not alone. A good percentage of persons haven't filed yet. Although the tax deadline of filing your 1040 is April 15th, this year th...
  • First Federal Income Tax
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    The amendments were wrote to amend parts of the Constitution of the United States. I have got info in the sixteenth amendment. I will be writing this report in the order that our note taking guide goes. What the amendment was about: The 16th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States, proposed July 12, 1909, ratified in 1913, gives congress the power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived and is the basis for all federal income tax legislation, previously the s...
  • High Legal Costs And Economic Depression
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    We, the people of Massachusetts, are in an uprising. I think that this upheaval is very necessary, and I support it to the fullest. Shay's Rebellion is a crisis that has occurred in Massachusetts that should enhance the support of the Nationalists' cause. This rebellion is the result of excessive land taxation, high legal costs, and economic depression that came after the American Revolution. As citizens of Massachusetts and America, we must think of solutions to the problems that we are facing ...
  • Civil Disobedience By H.D. Thoreau
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    Civil Disobedience By, H.D. Thoreau H.D. Thoreau lived in a time of slavery and taxation. He was an abolitionist and vehemently anti-establishment. Civil Disobedience is the story of his life which is laced with quotes and comparisons of history and literature. The story is also his views on the American and other governments. On page 19 he first compares the army, the tax collectors and government servers to machines and says that they have no morals. "A drab of state, a cloth-o'-silver slut, t...
  • Higher Incomes And Proportional Tax
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    A tax is a charge against a citizen's property or activity for the support of government. The concept of withholding tax was invented around the time of World War II by Chairman B. Ruml. He wrote an article which appeared in "American Affairs" in January 1946 which explained what taxes are really for. Ruml stated that federal taxes can be made to service four principle purposes of a social and economic character: as an "instrument" of fiscal policy to help stabilize the purchasing power of the d...
  • City Residents
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    I do not think the City of Pittsburgh should not be granted the right to tax Suburbanites. I think that it is just a lazy way to make up for the mistakes the city has suffered from. As a resident of the suburbs, I chose to move from the city for several reasons. I would prefer not to be a city resident, but would rather live among a more relaxed environment. Yes, city residents are responsible for the 3% tax, but I chose to move and pay a lesser amount of tax. This tax is for my local waste mana...
  • Big Corporations And Political Figures
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    The American Dream of having a comfortable debt free life has somehow deteriorated over the years. It used to be about working hard, having a good honest job, and being loyal to the occupation. But, now it's as though that doesn t seem to be important to life in America. What has happened to the American Dream? Why doesn t it continue being the same? There are many reasons for these downfalls, some of which are supplied by Collins, Moore and Hooks, but hopefully in the future things can improve ...
  • 130 Dollars Net
    240 words
    ov ember 1, 2000 2332 Lac Labelle Rd. Carlton, MN 55718 Gov. Jesse Ventura Office of the Governor Attn: Gov. Jesse Ventura Room 130 State Capital St. Paul, MN 55155 Dear Mr. Governor: The reason I am writing this in relation to our study of Henry David Thoreau. I live in the little town of Carlton just south of Duluth. The real problem I have and never had much of a chance to address is that I am under 18 and have all the restrictions and have to pay the same amount in taxes as older people. I w...

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