How to Appeal Your Tax Assessment
Have you just gotten your Weber County, Utah property tax assessment? If you feel it's unfair, here's how to appeal it!
Local government in England
The pattern of local government in England is complex, with the distribution of functions varying according to the local arrangements. Legislation concerning local government in England is decided by ...
Local government in England - Wikipedia
Rates in the United Kingdom
Rates are a tax on property in the United Kingdom used to fund local government. Business rates are collected throughout the United Kingdom. Domestic rates are collected in Northern Ireland and were c...
Scottish Poor Laws
The Scottish Poor Laws were the statutes concerning poor relief passed in Scotland between 1579 and 1929. Scotland had a different Poor Law system to England and the workings of the Scottish laws diff...
How to Appeal Your Tax Assessment
Have you just gotten your Weber County, Utah property tax assessment? If you feel it's unfair, here's how to appeal it!
Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929
The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1929 (19 & 20 Geo 5 c. 25) reorganised local government in Scotland from 1930, introducing joint county councils, large and small burghs and district councils. ...
Business rates in England and Wales
Business rates is the commonly used name of non-domestic rates, a tax on the occupation of non-domestic property. Rates are a property tax with ancient roots that was formerly used to fund local serv...
Business rates in England and Wales - Wikipedia
Decline and abolition of the poor law system
The Decline and abolition of the Poor law system in England and Wales can be traced to around 1870 when the share of population on poor relief began to fall into sharp decline which continued until th...
Decline and abolition of the poor law system - Wikipedia
Rate-capping rebellion
The rate-capping rebellion was a campaign within English local councils in 1985 which aimed to force the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher to withdraw powers to restrict the spending of cou...
Rate-capping rebellion - Wikipedia
Poor rate
In England and Wales the poor rate was a tax on property levied in each parish, which was used to provide poor relief. It was collected under both the Old Poor Law and the New Poor Law. It was absorbe...
Poor rate - Wikipedia
Community Charge
The Community Charge (commonly known as the "poll tax") was a system of taxation introduced in replacement of domestic rates in Scotland from 1989, prior to its introduction in England and Wales from ...
Community Charge - Wikipedia
Queen Elizabeth II Bridge
The Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing, commonly known as the Dartford Crossing and until 1991 the Dartford Tunnel, is a major road crossing of the River Thames in England, connecting Dartford in Kent t...
Queen Elizabeth II Bridge - Wikipedia
Buttock mail
Buttock mail was the colloquial term for a Scottish Poor Law tax which was introduced in 1595. Enforced by the ecclesiastical courts who had responsibility for the moral behaviour of the laity, buttoc...
Church Rate
The church rate was a tax formerly levied in each parish in England and Ireland for the benefit of the parish church. Out of these rates were defrayed the expenses of carrying on divine service, repa...
Church Rate - Wikipedia
Metropolitan Poor Act 1867
The Metropolitan Poor Act 1867 was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom, the first in a series of major reforms that led to the gradual separation of the Poor Law's medical functions from its po...
Board of guardians
Boards of guardians were ad hoc authorities that administered Poor Law in the United Kingdom from 1835 to 1930.
Boards of guardians were created by the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834, replacing the p...
Board of guardians - Wikipedia
Greater Manchester congestion charge
The Greater Manchester congestion charge was part of a bid to the Government's Transport Innovation Fund for a £3-billion package of transport funding and the introduction of a road congestion charge ...
Greater Manchester congestion charge - Wikipedia
Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act
The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA), enacted as Subtitle C of Title XI (the "Revenue Adjustments Act of 1980") of the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1980, Pub. L. No. 96-49...
Durham City congestion charge
The Durham City congestion charge was the first congestion charge to be introduced in the UK in October 2002. Durham County Council introduced the toll for drivers using 1,000-year-old Saddler Str...
Durham City congestion charge - Wikipedia
Business rates in Scotland
Business rates is the commonly used name of Non-Domestic Rates in Scotland, a tax on occupation of non-domestic property. Rates are a property tax used to fund local services that dates back to the Po...
Opposition to the English Poor Laws
From the reign of Elizabeth 1 until the passage of the Poor Law Amendment Act in 1834 relief of the poor in England was administered on the basis of a Poor Law enacted in 1601. From the start of the ...
Opposition to the English Poor Laws - Wikipedia
Laigh Kirk, Paisley
The Laigh Kirk, Paisley was a congregation of the Church of Scotland and the original Burgh church of Paisley.
The Laigh Kirk was founded in August 1738 by the Burgh of Paisley and by the Presby...
Laigh Kirk, Paisley - Wikipedia
Scot and lot
Scot and lot (from Old French escot, Old English sceot, a payment; lot, a portion or share) is a phrase common in the records of English medieval boroughs, applied to householders who were assessed fo...
Domestic rates in Northern Ireland
Domestic rates are the local government taxation in Northern Ireland. Rates are a tax on property. Domestic rates consist of two components, the Regional rate set by the Northern Ireland Assembly and ...