In 1705, Emperor Peter I of Russia instituted a beard tax. Those who paid the tax were required to carry a 'beard token'. This was a copper or silver token inscribed with 'the tax has been taken' and 'the beard is a superfluous burden'.
Your tax explores how tax affects individuals – what taxes we have to pay as part of our income tax, and how to complete a tax return. Choose a topic to investigate or use the breadcrumbs to return to the course overview page.