This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...certain than that a heavy taxation of capital, which starves industry and employment, will fall most heavily on the poor.' It is a very common thing to hear working men say, 1 Oh, pile it on the rates and taxes! it doesn't affect us.' But it does affect iliem vitally. More than twenty years ago Herbert Spencer sounded ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...certain than that a heavy taxation of capital, which starves industry and employment, will fall most heavily on the poor.' It is a very common thing to hear working men say, 1 Oh, pile it on the rates and taxes! it doesn't affect us.' But it does affect iliem vitally. More than twenty years ago Herbert Spencer sounded a warning note against this peril. He pointed out how the enormous and everincreasing rates and taxes, whether local or imperial, falling, as they did, on the employers of labour, must necessarily be met from the industries of those employers, and, eventually, by the working men themselves either in decreased wages or in shortness of employment. Since that tune taxation has increased by leaps and bounds; imperial taxation has increased by 75 per cent., and local taxation has increased by 117 per cent., or more than double. Altogether we have had an increase of taxation amounting to 74,000,000 in the last twenty years. We have not to go far to find a striking example of the truth of Herbert Spencer's contention in the fact that Yarrow's great engineering firm has been driven from Poplar by excessive rates and taxes, leaving three thousand unemployed in that borough alone. The official analysis of the German Minister of Finance in 1908 showed that the taxation per head of the population was 48-17 marks per head, whilst that of Great Britain was 95'80. McKinley pointed out that Free Trade in England had increased the rate of taxation by over 24 per cent, in the decade 1870-80, whilst that of the United States, in the same period, diminished by 10 per cent. Pedaxtic Legislation Mr. Gladstone appears to have been possessed with an insane desire to render the income-tax a necessity, by destroying the revenues we derived from foreign nations, a...
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