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'
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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!