When Did Property Taxes Start?

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Historical documentation of taxation goes back thousands of years. At the fall of the Roman empire by the Saxons in Europe a tax called a Danegeld appeared around 1012. The geld, as it was called was a common tax in medieval England used to pay for conquest expeditions, and the support of military efforts.
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Property taxes are believed to be the oldest taxes on record. It first began in New Hampshire in 1742. It is used all over the world as a revenue source for area local governments.
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