The window tax was levied at varying rates from 1697 to 1851.
On the 24th the window tax was abolished, of which you may say that although a priceless boon it was only a light relief.
Prisons were dark because their managers objected to pay the window tax.
The deficit was made up by a house and window tax; this is known as the Commutation Tax.
Pitt's window tax, long since repealed, was the direct cause for the reducing of the windows from their former proportions.
The walls are admirably mellowed, and many of the windows have been blocked up—probably in the days of the window tax.
The license, the imposts, the door and window tax, the hundredths!
The burdensome house and window tax, amounting to over half a million annually, should be taken off.
The natural tendency of the window tax, and of all other taxes upon houses, is to lower rents.
They include the land tax,19 the personal and habitation tax (contribution personnelle-mobilire), and door and window tax.