A Carnival of Taxation
By Robert Higgs
This article appeared in the Winter 1998/99 issue of The Independent Review.
The American revolutionaries, whose tax burden was almost vanishingly small, complained loudly of taxation without representation. If only they could have foreseen the burden of taxation with representation.
Economic History and DevelopmentEconomyFederal Budget PolicyFederal Tax PolicyGovernment and PoliticsPublic ChoiceState and Local Fiscal PolicyTaxesTaxes and Budget
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