- (formerly) a tax payable annually by virtue of ownership of land, abolished in Britain in 1963
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Examples from the Web for land tax
He decreed a stamp-tax, and the equal distribution of the land-tax.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
The expense of the year was defrayed by a land-tax and malt-tax.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.
Do you imagine, then, that it is the land-tax which raises your revenue?
He repealed the Ballance land-tax in 1879, and substituted a property-tax.
He must and would have the land-tax, and he had lots of time to wait.Tales from the Fjeld
P. Chr. Asbjrnsen