single tax

single tax

single tax EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Economics. a tax, as on land, that constitutes the sole source of public revenue.

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  • Origin of single tax An Americanism dating back to 1875–80 Related formssin·gle-tax, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for single tax Historical Examples of single tax

  • The single-tax theory of value is that ground-rent automatically absorbs all benefits of progress.

    The Principles of Economics

    Frank A. Fetter

  • A propaganda like the single-tax will undoubtedly find increasing support among business men.

    A Preface to Politics

    Walter Lippmann

  • This encouraged Nekhludoff, and he proceeded to explain the single-tax theory of Henry George.

    The Awakening

    Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy

  • Mr. George was a man who had made a world-wide reputation for himself as the originator of the Single-Tax system.

    The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 54, November 18, 1897


  • This was not the single-tax, but it was the nearest approach to it under present conditions.

    The Awakening

    Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy

  • British Dictionary definitions for single tax single tax noun US a taxation system in which a tax on one commodity, usually land, is the only source of revenue such a tax Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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