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The Magistrate"s Tael

Rationalizing Fiscal Reform in Eighteenth Century Ch"ing China
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Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900, c 1700 to c 1800, China - History, Fiscal Policy, Business / Economics / Finance, History: World, China, Asia - China, General, History / Ge
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ISBN 100520078985
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At the beginning of the tax-collection period, when the magistrate compiled the tax-collection registers listing the quota due from each taxpayer, he would secretly add a hundredth or a thousandth of a tael to the liabilities of each taxpayer.

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