capitation

[ kap-i-tey-shuh n ]
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Provision was made for the capitation tax in the Constitution of 1867-68.

No class was exempt from taxation—no dignity or privilege from capitation.

These are the capitation tax on sheep, and the export duties on wine and silk.

No taxes were to be levied on them except the capitation tax.

Since the peace, she has taken off but a single vingtième, or shilling in the pound, and some small matter in the capitation.

His eldest son was recognised as his chief assistant, and he, like his father, was exempt from the tribute or capitation tax.

Akin to the tax that has just been described, at least in its nature as a direct impost, is the poll or capitation tax.

That a Capitation fee of four shillings per day be paid by each Scholar while he is actually in the College.

The capitation tax, or tribute paid by the natives, is the foundation of the financial system in the Philippines.

It is a natural complaint that the tribute or capitation tax presses equally on all classes of Indians, rich or poor.

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