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 Post subject: Window Tax
PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 3:42 pm 
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Came into force in England on 31 December 1695 resulting in the bricking-up of windows to avoid the tax.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:45 pm 
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In force for over 150 years, the abolition of Britain's Window Tax on 24 July 1851 encouraged more windows to be put in buildings.

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 Post subject: Re: Window Tax
PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 11:17 am 
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Wonder when they will bring it back :roll:

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