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 even threatened Rome itself, and claimed a capitation tax.
The capitation grant in relief of fees is at the rate of 12S., of which ios.
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).
There are numerous volunteer corps, which receive a capitation grant from the government.
Revenue is derived from land, house and capitation taxes, from customs, posts and telegraphs, ferries, licences and other indirect imposts.
The personal and habitation tax consists in fact of two different taxes, one imposing a fixed capitation charge on all citizens alike of every department, the charge, however, varying according to the department from I fc. 50 c. (Is.
But his proposal to substitute for all aides and customs duties a single capitation tax of a tenth of the revenue of all property was naturally opposed by the farmers of taxes and found little support.
Revenue is derived chiefly from customs receipts and a capitation tax of frs.
A capitation grant is given for every child in average daily attendance at the schools.
Revenue is derived chiefly from customs and excise, railways, land sales, posts and telegraphs and a capitation tax.