Sentence Examples

  • Capitation grants have made it possible to organize the work at every station at home and abroad.
  • Revenue is raised principally from customs and a capitation tax, which has replaced a hut tax.
  • He also abolished all taxes upon pilgrims as an interference with the liberty of worship, and the capitation tax upon Hindus, probably upon similar grounds.
  • Of the other measures of reform promoted by Abd-ul-Mejid the more important were - the reorganization of the army (1843-1844), the institution of a council of public instruction (1846), the abolition of an odious and unfairly imposed capitation tax, the repression of slave trading, and various provisions for the better administration of the public service and for the advancement of commerce.
  • To the latter were adjoined capitation and trade taxes (the tributum capitis).

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