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The success of English land tax administration 1643-1733

Pierpoint, Stephen, author
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  • Creator Stephen Pierpoint
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
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  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource
  • ISBNs 9783319902609, 3319902601, 9783319902593, 3319902598
  • OCLC on1045629740

Contents

  • Intro; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Epigram; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1 Introduction; 1.1 Preamble; 1.2 Historiography; 1.3 Methodology, Research Aims and Sources; 1.3.1 Methodology; 1.3.2 Identifying the Tax Officials; 1.3.3 Tax Accounts; 1.3.4 Taxpayers and Tax Assessments; 1.4 The Role of Women in the Tax Process; 1.5 Historical Context; Chapter 2 Legislation for a New Tax on Land; 2.1 Preamble; 2.2 Legislative Features of Land Taxes; 2.2.1 National Quotas, Local Quotas, and the Inaugural Meeting of Commissioners
  • 2.2.2 Land Taxes on Tenants and Landlords2.2.3 Usual and Equal Method; 2.2.4 Reassessments and Appeals; 2.2.5 Payment Deadlines and the Importance of Summary Duplicates; 2.3 The Tax Process; 2.4 Background to the Case Studies; 2.4.1 The City of London; 2.4.2 The County of Kent; 2.4.3 The City of Bristol; 2.5 The Importance of Cashflow Exploitation; Chapter 3 Fiscal Innovation and Local Response 1643-1680; 3.1 Land Tax 1643-1660; 3.1.1 The Rent Tax in 1640s Kent; 3.1.2 Bristol's Subsidy and 'Town Dues'; 3.1.3 Out-Landlords in 1640s London; 3.1.4 County Coordination in 1650s Kent
  • 3.1.5 Round Sum Tax Payments as Evidence for Paper-Based Transactions3.2 Empowerment, Administration and Real Estate Taxation 1643-1688; 3.2.1 1643-1660; 3.2.2 Kent; 3.2.3 Bristol; 3.2.4 London; 3.3 The Restoration; 3.3.1 Restoration Administration; 3.3.2 Restoration Process Innovation and Resilience; London; Bristol; Kent; 3.3.3 Restoration Administrative Delayering; Chapter 4 After the Glorious Revolution; 4.1 An Urban Challenge; 4.1.1 Identifying Taxpayers and Inhabitants; 4.1.2 Estimating Urban Populations and Urban Taxpayer Numbers; 4.2 An Urban Response
  • 4.3 Administration Response4.3.1 Delegation, Empowerment and Simplification; 4.3.2 London; 4.3.3 Bristol; 4.3.4 Kent; 4.4 Post-Revolutionary Officialdom; 4.4.1 Bristol; 4.4.2 London; 4.5 The Rise of Experienced Officials; 4.5.1 Tax Commissioners; 4.5.2 Discipline, Experience and the Deployment of Officials; 4.5.3 Town Clerk of the City of London; Chapter 5 Four Detailed Examples of Post-Revolutionary Administrative Improvement and Resilience; 5.1 Example 1. Post-Revolutionary Administration and Tax Revenue Flows in the City of London; 5.1.1 The Great Recoinage and Paper Money
  • 5.1.2 Round Sum Flows 1645-17425.2 Example 2. Political Volatilities 1710-1720; 5.3 Example 3. Post-Revolutionary Duplicates in London and Bristol; 5.4 Example 4. Establishing Regular Process Routine; 5.4.1 Bristol; 5.4.2 Kent; 5.4.3 London; Chapter 6 Conclusion; 6.1 Overview; Bibliography; Index