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Definition of Capitation

  • A tax upon each head or person, without reference to property; a poll tax.
  • a tax levied on the basis of a fixed amount per person

How to use capitation in a sentence. Capitation pronunciation.

En même temps les impôts augmentent; les capitations ne rendent qu'avec lenteur.
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No class was exempt from taxation - no dignity or privilege from capitation.
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Shall audit the accounts of the county, and issue warrants in payment of claims; shall settle with the county officers, and take the necessary steps to secure a satisfactory exhibit and settlement of the affairs of the county; examine the books of the Commissioner of the Revenue; fix and order county levies and capitation tax; raise money for county expenses; represent the county; have the care of the county property and the management of the business and concerns of the county in all cases not otherwise provided for.
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A CAPITATION tax is a tax on persons (from Latin caput, the head).
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A capitation tax is levied on all male persons over the age of twenty-one.
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What is a capitation tax? 47.
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The interest on the literary fund, the capitation tax, and a tax on property of one mill on the dollar. 2.
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For explanation of literary fund, see page 37, and for capitation tax, see page 82.
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Within thirty days after the list has been so posted, any person who shall have paid his capitation tax, but whose name is omitted from the certified list, may, after five days' written notice to the treasurer, apply to the circuit court of his county, or corporation court of his city, or to the judge thereof in vacation, to have the same corrected and his name entered thereon, which application the court or judge shall promptly hear and decide.
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Further evidence of the prepayment of the capitation taxes required by this Constitution, as a prerequisite to the right to register and vote, may be prescribed by law.
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The General Assembly shall apply the annual interest on the literary fund; that portion of the capitation tax provided for in the Constitution to be paid into the state treasury, and not returnable to the counties and cities; and an annual tax on property of not less than one nor more than five mills on the dollar to the schools of the primary and grammar grades, for the equal benefit of all of the people of the State, to be apportioned on a basis of school population; the number of children between the ages of seven and twenty years in each school district to be the basis of such apportionment: but if at any time the several kinds or classes of property shall be segregated for the purposes of taxation, so as to specify and determine upon what subjects state taxes and upon what subjects local taxes may be levied, then the General Assembly may otherwise provide for a fixed appropriation of state revenue to the support of the schools not less than that provided in this section.
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The General Assembly shall levy a state capitation tax of, and not exceeding, one dollar and fifty cents per annum on every male resident of the State not less than twenty one years of age, except those pensioned by this State for military services, one dollar of which shall be applied exclusively in aid of the public free schools, in proportion to the school population, and the residue shall be returned and paid by the State into the treasury of the county or city in which it was collected, to be appropriated by the proper county or city authorities to such county or city purposes as they shall respectively determine, but said state capitation tax shall not be a lien upon, nor collected by legal process from, the personal property which may be exempt from levy or distress under the poor debtor's law.
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Others, again, so far defer to the same conception of justice, as to maintain that all should pay an equal capitation tax for the protection of their persons (these being of equal value to all), and an unequal tax for the protection of their property, which is unequal.
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In that year the Head Master’s stipend is not specified, but two years later it was £235, with capitation fees amounting to £251 odd.
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No capitation or other direct tax shall be paid, unless in proportion to the census or enumeration herein before directed to be taken.
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Mr. George Mason said, that gentlemen might think themselves secured by the restriction in the fourth clause, capitation or other direct tax should he laid but in proportion to the census before directed to be taken.
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Even in granting the importation for twenty years, care had been taken to make us pay for this indulgence, each negro being liable, on importation, to pay a duty not exceeding ten dollars, and, in addition this, were liable to a capitation tax.
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No capitation tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census herein before directed to be taken.
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Mr. GEORGE MASON said, that gentlemen might think themselves secured by the restriction in the fourth clause, that no capitation or other direct tax should be laid but in proportion to the census before directed to be taken.
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Even in granting the importation for twenty years, care had been taken to make us pay for this indulgence, each negro being liable, on importation, to pay a duty not exceeding ten dollars, and, in addition to this, were liable to a capitation tax.
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Examples of Capitation

Example #1
Les gouttes, les fièvres, aidées des médecines de précaution dont Fagon abuse, tournent en habitude chez Louis XIV, malgré son fonds d'excellente constitution.
Example #2
Si l'espace me le permettait, j'aurais à noter, dans le tome Ve, les teintes plus sombres qui se laissent apercevoir à travers l'uniformité officielle et l'impassibilité souriante de Dangeau.
Example #3
The Spanish court, as well as the King of Hungary, agreed to contribute a considerable sum.
Example #4
All the Austrian provinces were compelled to assist in the equipment.
Example #5
For SUPERVISORS OF MAGISTERIAL DISTRICTS, see under DISTRICT ORGANIZATION.
Example #6
The County Clerk is the clerk of the Board. Duties.