Legal Definition and Related Resources of Taxation

Meaning of Taxation

The process of taxing or imposing a tax. The raising of moneys by the government for the public purposes by the imposition of tax.

Taxation Alternative Definition

The process of taxing or imposing a tax. Webster. In Practice. Adjustment. Fixing the amount; e. g., taxation of costs. 3 Chit. Gen. Prac. 602.

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Taxation in Historical Law

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Assessed Value Or Valuation:, Assessment, Customs, , Equal And Uniform Rule Of Taxation, , , Listing, Local Assessment, Magna Carta, Profit, Ratable Estate, , Recapture, , Taxpayer.


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This term is a noun.

Etimology of Taxation

(You may find taxation at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

early 14c., “imposition of taxes,” from Anglo-French taxacioun, Old French taxacion, from Latin taxationem (nominative taxatio) “a rating, valuing, appraisal,” noun of action from past participle stem of taxare (see tax (verb)).


Legal English Vocabulary: Taxation in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term taxation into Spanish: tributación (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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See Also

  • Income Distribution
  • Bankruptcy
  • Inequality

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