01. How much did you have to pay in income [tax] last year?
02. Gillian is a little weak because she's just gotten over the flu, so she can't do anything too [taxing] right now.
03. You don't have to pay [tax] on clothing for children under 15 years of age.
04. The government has promised to lower [taxes] for low-income families.
05. I can't believe that we have to pay [tax] on stamps now.
06. Charles Kettering once observed that thinking is one thing no one has ever been able to [tax].
07. Benjamin Franklin once remarked that the only thing certain is death and [taxes].
08. After [taxes], the winners on the game show "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire" take home about $650,000.
09. A combination of federal, state and local [taxes] accounts for almost 43% of the cost of every bottle of beer sold in the United States.
10. The percentage of income [tax] paid by the average American has more than doubled since 1953.
11. During the time of Peter the Great, any Russian man who wore a beard was required to pay a special [tax].
12. Beginning in 1993, the Queen of England agreed to pay [taxes] on income and capital gains.
13. People have protested and complained about [taxes] for about as long as rulers and governments have collected them.
14. Recently, Palestinians have taken on the responsibility of education, health, tourism and [taxation] on the West Bank.
15. In 1931, gangster Al Capone was convicted for not paying his income [tax].
16. In 1820, bachelors living in the state of Missouri were [taxed] $1 a year for not being married.
17. With no direct [taxation], the Cayman Islands are a thriving offshore financial center.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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