Taxation in England
Taxation in the United Kingdom may involve payments to a minimum of two different levels of government: the central government (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) and local government. Central governm...
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History of taxation in the United Kingdom
History of taxation in the United Kingdom includes the history of all collections by governments under law, in money or in kind, including collections by monarchs and lesser feudal lords, levied on pe...
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Inheritance Tax (United Kingdom)
In the United Kingdom, Inheritance Tax is a transfer tax. It was introduced with effect from 18 March 1986 replacing Capital Transfer Tax.
From 1796, small inheritance taxes, then called legacy, s...
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Council Tax
Council Tax is the system of local taxation used in England, Scotland and Wales to part fund the services provided by local government in each country. It was introduced in 1993 by the Local Governmen...
Value Added Tax (United Kingdom)
Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax on consumption levied in the United Kingdom by the national government. It was introduced in 1973 and is the third largest source of government revenue after income tax ...
Motoring taxation in the United Kingdom
Motoring taxation in the United Kingdom consists primarily of vehicle excise duty (commonly known as VED, vehicle tax, car tax, and road tax), which is levied on vehicles registered in the UK and hydr...
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United Kingdom corporation tax
Corporation tax is a corporate tax levied in the United Kingdom on the profits made by companies and on the profits of permanent establishments of non-UK resident companies and associations that trade...
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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...
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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...
National Insurance
National Insurance (NI) in the United Kingdom is a system of contributions paid by workers and employers towards the cost of certain state benefits. It was initially a contributory system of insurance...
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Corporation tax in the United Kingdom
Corporation tax is a corporate tax levied in the United Kingdom on the profits made by companies and on the profits of permanent establishments of non-UK resident companies and associations that trade...
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Corporation Tax Act 2010
The Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c.4) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 3 March 2010. It was first presented (first reading) in the House of Commons on 19 No...
Poor Law Amendment Act 1834
The Poor Law Amendment Act 1834 (PLAA), known widely as the New Poor Law, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed by the Whig government of Earl Grey that reformed the country's pove...
Teresa Billington-Greig
Teresa Billington-Greig (1877, Preston, Lancashire – 1964) was a suffragette who created the Women's Freedom League. She left another suffrage organisation the WSPU (Women's Social and Political Union...
Wool Act 1699
The Wool Act of 1699 (also known as the Woolens Act)is an Act of the Parliament of England (11 Will. III c. 13) which attempted to heighten taxation and increase control over colonial trade and produc...
Swing Riots
The Swing Riots were a widespread uprising by agricultural workers; it began with the destruction of threshing machines in the Elham Valley area of East Kent in the summer of 1830, and by early Decemb...
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Hearth tax
A hearth tax was a property tax in certain countries during the medieval and early modern period, levied on each hearth, thus by metonymy on each family unit. It was calculated based on the number o...
Speenhamland system
The Speenhamland system was a form of outdoor relief intended to mitigate rural poverty in England at the end of the 18th century and during the early 19th century. The law was an amendment to the Eli...
Dartford Crossing
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...
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Beard tax
A beard tax is one of several taxes introduced throughout history on men who wear beards.
In 1535, King Henry VIII of England, who wore a beard himself, introduced a tax on beards. The tax was a g...
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Margaret Nevinson
Margaret Wynne Nevinson (née Jones) (11 January 1858 – 8 June 1932) was a British suffrage campaigner. Nevinson was one of the suffragettes who split from the Women's Social and Political Union ...
Beatrice Harraden
Beatrice Harraden (1864–1936) was a British writer and suffragette.Born in Hampstead, London on 24 January 1864, Harraden studied in Dresden, at Cheltenham Ladies’ College in Gloucestershire and at Qu...
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Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy
Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy (1833–1918) was an English suffragist, essayist and poet, who also wrote under the pseudonyms E, Ellis, Ellis Ethelmer, and Ignota.
Elizabeth Wolstenholme was bo...
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Schedular system of taxation
The schedular system of taxation is the system of how the charge to United Kingdom corporation tax is applied. It also applied to United Kingdom income tax before legislation was rewritten by the Tax ...
John Fountaine
John Fountaine (1600–1671) was commissioner of the great seal of England from 1659-60. He was imprisoned for refusing to pay the parliament's war tax in 1642, during the First English Civil War.Admit...
Window tax
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 and Scotland during the 18th and 19th cen...
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John Wrawe
John Wrawe (d. 1382) was a rebel leader during the English Peasants' Revolt.
At the start of the Peasants' Revolt in June 1381, John Wrawe, a former chaplain, marched north from Essex towards the...