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 ...
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'
The Window Tax: A Transparent Case of Excess Burden Wallace E. Oates and
Robert M. Schwab A major argument in support of land-value taxation is that it ...
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 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 ...
I was reliably informed by my father that these features were a result of the long-
loathed Window Tax. Such a ridiculous-sounding imposition only made me seek
The window tax provides a dramatic and transparent historical example of the
potential distorting effects of taxation. Imposed in England in 1696, the tax—a
Oct 23, 2011 ... The look of Britain's streets could be dramatically changed, in a development
reminiscent of the days of the 17th-century "window tax", due to a ...
Apr 1, 2008 ... references to the Window Tax buried within accounts of more notable ... The
Window Tax originated in England in 1696 out of a desperate.