Adam Smith Quote

IV. Every tax ought to be contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.


Chapter II, Part II, p. 893. - The Wealth of Nations (1776) - Book V

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IV. Every tax ought to be contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it...

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IV. Every tax ought to be contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it...

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IV. Every tax ought to be contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it...

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IV. Every tax ought to be contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as little as possible, over and above what it...