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leeds 820x410 - The west ridings of Yorkshire and Leeds’ recent happenings

The west ridings of Yorkshire and Leeds’ recent happenings

Yorkshire, the historic county of Britain and the largest, has a deep connection with Norse community. The Nordic Vikings had occupied the county a long time back and aspects of […]

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mm1 820x410 - A look at Surrey’s history and today’s tax climate

A look at Surrey’s history and today’s tax climate

Surrey is one of the historic counties of Britain. The most striking thing about Surrey is perhaps the Surrey county cricket club, one of the first cricket clubs in existence. […]

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3 market factors and trends that impact your property’s value

We always have the concept of an ideal home that we own. People use more or less a basic set of criteria to decide whether an investment in a home […]

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img7 820x410 - 3 key reasons why the hearth tax was unpopular in Britain

3 key reasons why the hearth tax was unpopular in Britain

The hearth tax was a revolutionary policy in the 1600s and set the trend for tax collection and proper recording. While at the institutional level it simplified and made transparent […]

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mon 820x410 - It’s not just tax, governments have other revenue sources too!

It’s not just tax, governments have other revenue sources too!

Let us begin with macroeconomics. All of us have studied this at some point or the other. Macroeconomics presents the concepts of tax, public spending, deficit, trade imbalances and recession. […]

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re2 820x410 - The challenges of property tax in developing countries

The challenges of property tax in developing countries

When it comes to developing countries, every is complicated. Setting up a system and administering it is not an easy job. Most developing countries have a problem when it comes […]

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img3 820x410 - The curious case of the Yorkshire North Ridings and its tax rates

The curious case of the Yorkshire North Ridings and its tax rates

The history of Great Britain is crucial to understanding why certain things are the way they are. It is the reason why we focus so much on the hearth tax […]

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img2 820x410 - A look at the history of Income tax in Britain

A look at the history of Income tax in Britain

Income tax is the most common means of tax that we are used to. As the name suggests, it is a tax on the income earned. It is the greatest […]

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ta 820x410 - Did you know that 17th century tax records are available today?

Did you know that 17th century tax records are available today?

We read about the history of hearth tax and its historical context in out of our earlier posts (www.hearthtax.org.uk/about/history.html). There we saw the reason why the policy was introduced, and […]

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app2 820x410 - 3 factors that you should consider before buying a property

3 factors that you should consider before buying a property

Most of us own a property or aim to own a property in the coming years. Since ages, owning a property has been a symbol of status, security and importance. […]

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