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tax

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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Taxing consumption is usually synonymous with some version of a Value-Added Tax, (VAT) which is slowly gaining acceptance among liberals.
Transition towards truly global taxation will await strengthened and democratized global institutions, sometime in the future, but today we must make a start along the road." In the meantime, though, the globalists plan to implement a program of "tax harmonization," which Paul and Wahlberg explain as a necessary intermediate step to avoid too blunt a challenge to nations' sovereignty: "Global taxes can only gain legal standing through a treaty agreement between nation states, in an 'internationally-harmonized tax regime.' Each participating n ation will raise the taxes through its own taxing authority, based on a globally agreed tax rate and taxing policy plan.
By taxing carbon dioxide, you're telling the entire economy to conserve fossil fuels.
What do you do when you've moved to a territorial tax system and are no longer taxing foreign source income?
* The marginal rate applicable to the last dollar of taxable income is expected to vary by year in a taxing jurisdiction that has graduated tax rates.
This test involved an analysis of four factors: (1) substantial nexus with the state, (2) fair apportionment of the tax, (3) nondiscriminatory effect of the tax and (4) fair relationship of tax to services provided by the taxing state.
Let me offer two brief examples--our regime for taxing foreign base company income under Subpart F and our foreign tax credit regime, both of which impede our ability to compete.
But the Founders' dream of a robust United States took a long time to come to fruition because the taxing power, lay largely dormant for the first 70 years after the Constitution was ratified.
Consumption could be taxed directly such as by a sales tax, by allowing a deduction for savings (and taxing savings withdrawals) or by exempting earnings on savings and investment.
Dakin: Well, that's because we're indirectly taxing the local hospital, the universities, and our churches--all of whom are investors in the stock of corporations.
or Canada are considered to be contributions to a qualifying organization in the taxing country; see Treaty Article XXIX B.1.