Synonyms for poll tax

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The poll tax and the insurance tax were used for other purposes.

He said that a poll tax might be levied on the subjects of Charles and Francis then in London.

The most common and the most hated source of income in Virginia was the poll tax.

Or, if he have no property, let him decline to pay his poll tax.

It declared the poll tax levied in 1868, 1869 and 1870 illegal.

Though the poll tax usually was not excessive, it was a source of constant irritation.

The poll tax provided revenue, not only for the general government, but for the counties and parishes.

The sheriff of King and Queen County was arbitrarily removed when he was busy collecting the poll tax.

He recommended a poll tax of twelve pence for two years, and a permanent tax of two shillings on every one hundred acres of land.

A poll tax is levied upon the polls, or heads, of the male inhabitants who have attained a certain age, usually twenty-one years.