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From the monthly archives: April 2018

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'April 2018'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

1784 - The Hat Tax

In 1784 Pitt the Younger introduced a tax on men’s hats to raise government revenue.

1773 - A Tax on Tea

To undercut the price of illegal tea, and rescue the financially troubled EIC, Britain introduced the Tea Act in 1773.

1767 – Townshend Revenue Act

The 1767 Townshend Revenue Act was a British Act enacted to raise revenue in the colonies to pay the salaries of governors and judges.

The Stamp Act of 1712 imposed a stamp tax on United Kingdom publishers

The Stamp Act of 1712 imposed a stamp tax on United Kingdom publishers. The tax was levied on all publishing including newspapers, pamphlets, legal documents, commercial bills, advertisements, and other papers.

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