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 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 ...
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.
Oct 10, 2008 ... The Window Tax was first levied in the year 1696, during the reign of King
William III. The purpose of the tax was to make up the revenue ...
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 ...
Sep 6, 2014 ... Imposed at the same time as the window tax, and often collected together, the
house tax assessed a flat rate on occupiers of inhabited ...
Article Information. Abstract. The window tax provides a dramatic and transparent
historical example of the potential distorting effects of taxation. Imposed in ...
Sep 1, 2009 ... And some - such as the hearth tax - will only be useful if you already ... What:
Window tax was introduced in England, Ireland and Wales in ...
Dec 7, 2015 ... Writing in the Financial Times, Tim Harford, AKA “the Undercover Economist”
describes the English tax, introduced in 1696 and lasting until ...