A More Useful Perspective of Taxation

LEFT: Sumerian tablet which records payment of the tax called “burden,” circa 2500 B.C.   RIGHT: Pharaohs, like the one shown here on the door jamb of the Palace of Merenptah (1236-1223 B.C.), were powerful rulers who could, and did, collect taxes as they saw fit. Taxation goes back to ancient times. Even in theContinue reading “A More Useful Perspective of Taxation”