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That part of the revenue of a state which is obtained by compulsory dues and charges upon its subjects.

See also duty and eminent domain.

Charles Adams. Those Dirty Rotten Taxes: The Tax Revolts that Built America. Free Press. 1998. 242pp.

Donald L. Barlett; James B. Steele. America: Who Really Pays the Taxes?. Simon & Schuster. 1994. 376pp.

W. Elliot Brownlee. Federal Taxation in America: A Short History. Cambridge University Press. 2004. 288pp.

Martin Daunton. Just Taxes: The Politics of Taxation in Britain, 1914-1979. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 406pp.

Stephen Holmes; Cass Sunstein. The Cost of Rights: Why Liberty Depends on Taxes. New York: W. W. Norton. 2000. 256pp.

William Kennedy. English Taxation, 1640-1799: An Essay on Policy and Opinion. Routledge. 1964. 212pp.

Arthur O'Sullivan; Terri A. Sexton; Steven M. Sheffrin. Property Taxes and Tax Revolts: The Legacy of Proposition 13. Cambridge University Press. 1995. 159pp.

Joseph A. Pechman. Who Paid the Taxes, 1966-85?. Brookings Institution Press. 1985. 84pp.

Raaj K. Sah; Joseph Stiglitz. Peasants Versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development. Oxford University Press. 2002. 240pp.

Sven Steinmo. Taxation and Democracy: Swedish, British and American Approaches to Financing the Modern State. Yale University Press. 1996. 300pp.

C. Eugene Steuerle. Taxes, Loans, and Inflation: How the Nation's Wealth Becomes Misallocated. Brookings Institution Press. 1985. 205pp. Arguing for a flat income tax.

Richard Whiting. The Labour Party and Taxation: Party Identity and Political Purpose in Twentieth-Century Britain. Cambridge University Press. 2000. 294pp.

George R. Zodrow. State Sales and Income Taxes: An Economic Analysis. Texas A&M University Press. 1999. 204pp.

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