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a compulsory financial contribution imposed by a government to raise revenue, levied on the income or property of persons or organizations, on the production costs or sales prices of goods and services, etc.
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I asked Barbara Macklem, a volunteer at the Arden Craft Shop Museum, how many bona fide Single Taxers live in The Ardens these days.
GOP Taxonomy: The Flat Taxers and the Fair Taxers, by Aman Batheja
After the brouhaha dies down and the 'unanimous' votes are published in the media, a few 'private words' are exchanged with the captains of investment, industry and the government 'taxers', who well realise the revenue raising bounty which is secured by having a liberal and tolerant tourist environment.
In response, Kristensson (1976: 58, footnote 25) refers to two parliamentary writs for the Lay Subsidies of 1290 and 1297, which "explicitly state that the chief taxers should have two county rolls made and that one should be sent to the Exchequer and the other should be kept by the chief taxers for the purpose of collecting the taxes".
While the article in question certainly included quotes and outrages from Greg Moore of the Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity-NH, along with three other anti-gas taxers, the fact is that there were barely 10 (ten) people on hand to "protest" the tax hike.
In the Obama administration, which has been openly touting a corporate "global minimum tax." the would-be planetary taxers may have found their best opportunity to move forward thus far.
No total victory for the antibedroom taxers but fairer treatment and a financial lifeline for many families.
Here is a list of the other top taxers.Caveat: In much the same way Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney managed to avoid the 35 percent marginal income tax rate, whittling his burden down to 15.4 percent last year (and even lower in previous years) through legal accounting and wealth management practices, top income tax rates are rarely what the world's richest actually pay.