A World History of Tax Rebellions: An Encyclopedia of Tax by David F. Burg

By David F. Burg

An international background of Tax Rebellions is an exhaustive reference resource for over 4,300 years of riots, rebellions, protests, and battle brought on by way of abusive taxation and tax amassing platforms worldwide. all the chronologically prepared entries specializes in a selected ancient occasion, studying its roots, and socio-economic context.

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Government, with potential losses of tens of billions of dollars in tax revenues. Pursuing this trend, a company does not establish its headquarters in Bermuda but creates one or more subsidiaries there or in another tax haven, then transfers its intellectual property—for example, trademarks and patents—to the subsidiary by selling the intellectual property to it at, of course, an advantageous price. Simpson (“A New Twist…”). ” All of the royalties the subsidiary received must be reported to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), but it transfers only a small part of them to the United States and pays taxes on that part; the retained royalties stay with the subsidiary tax free and can be invested in overseas expansion by the parent company.

The First Punic War (264–241 BC) formed the prelude to the Mercenary War. This struggle between the forces of Rome and Carthage, largely fought for control of Sicily, finally came to en end with Rome decisively victorious at sea. Carthage sued for peace; ceded control of Sicily, the Aegates Islands, and Lipara to Rome; and agreed to pay Rome an indemnity of 3200 talents over a period of ten years. With the war ended, mercenaries (mostly Libyans) employed by the Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca (the father of Hannibal) returned to Carthage from Sicily and expected to be paid what was owed them.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983. 240–237 BC Mercenary War(Carthage, North Africa), not a tax revolt as such but an example of how rebels angered by taxation may abet and prolong a war in progress, in this case the war of Carthage’s mercenary soldiers against the Carthaginians. The First Punic War (264–241 BC) formed the prelude to the Mercenary War. This struggle between the forces of Rome and Carthage, largely fought for control of Sicily, finally came to en end with Rome decisively victorious at sea.

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