What is TAX, n?

Taxes are a ratable portion of the produce of the property and labor of the individual citizens, taken by the nation, in the exercise of its sovereign rights, for the support of government, for tlie administration of the laws, and as the means for con- tinuing in operation the various legitimate functions of tlie state. Black, Tax Titles,

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