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By David F. Burg

An international background of Tax Rebellions is an exhaustive reference resource for over 4,300 years of riots, rebellions, protests, and struggle prompted via abusive taxation and tax amassing platforms worldwide. all the chronologically prepared entries specializes in a particular ancient occasion, studying its roots, and socio-economic context.

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Representative Richard Neal, a Massachusetts Democrat, had first broached the subject in 2000 by introducing an obscure bill that placed restrictions on the offshore tax haven tactic; but the offyear congressional elections of 2002 saw the issue emerge into the spotlight after the Enron, WorldCom, and other financial scandals and bankruptcies, and in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the ensuing “war” on terrorism. Senator Charles Grassley, an Iowa Republican formerly chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced his own bill to restrict tax havens during the 2 A WORLD HISTORY OF TAX REBELLIONS summer of 2002, declaring, “‘We have to send a clear signal that these corporations ought to get their hearts into America or their rear ends out’” (quoted by David Rogers).

Dull. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1980. 141 BC Tax Remission (China), official central government policy of tax relief instituted in response to protests during the reign of the Han Dynasty’s Emperor Wu-ti (141–87 BC). Enlightened court officials complained to the emperor that the peasants were suffering from various excessive burdens, including taxation, forced labor (corvée), and maltreatment by landlords. In response, from time to time the central government remitted taxes on the peasants, especially in agricultural regions of China that were hard hit by natural disasters, thereby establishing a most significant tax policy precedent.

BIBLIOGRAPHY Eliyahu Ashtor, A Social and Economic History of the Near East in the Middle Ages. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976. Underground Economy (frequently referred to as “the black market”), a pervasive form of enterprise intended to evade taxation that operates parallel with or as a covert adjunct to the legal economy, comprises all of the activities involved in tax evasion and similar practices, and exists throughout the world. In fact, underground economies apparently date to ancient times.

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