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Window tax - Wikipedia

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The window tax was a property tax based on the number of windows in a house. It was a significant social, cultural, and architectural force in England, France, ...

What was the The Window Tax? - History House

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A look at when the windows in your home were the subject of a government tax and how it bacame known as a 'tax on health, and a 'tax on light and air'

Window Tax - UK Parliament

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This tax was first imposed in England in 1696. It was intended to be a progressive tax in that houses with a smaller number of windows, initially ten, were subject ...

The window tax — an open and shut case - Financial Times

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Dec 4, 2015 ... “Neither air nor light have been free since the imposition of the window tax. We are obliged to pay for what nature lavishly supplies to all, at so ...

The Window Tax | Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

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A major argument in support of land-value taxation is that it creates no incentives for altering behavior in order to avoid the tax. By contrast, a conventional ...

Budget 2013: Oddest taxes in British history - Telegraph

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The infamous window tax, apocryphally the origin of the term 'daylight robbery', was introduced by William III in 1696 in England. It was banded, with a flat rate ...

Taxes - QI : Quite Interesting

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The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward. In the 12th ... Window Tax was levied on houses with more than six windows.

A Tax on Light and Air: Impact of the Window Duty on Tax ...

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Apr 1, 2008 ... The Window Tax originated in England in 1696 out of a desperate ... as 1695, when the notion of a window tax began to surface, polemicists.

Tax Credit for ENERGY STAR Qualified Windows, Doors and Skylights

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Windows, doors, and skylights that are eligible for a federal tax credit must meet strict criteria. ENERGY STAR makes it easy to find the right products. Look for ...

window tax | History Myths Debunked

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Feb 14, 2016 ... Yawn . . . another bogus tax. Let's all say it together: There were no taxes on — uh, hang on a minute . . . There actually was a tax on windows!