Challenge quiz: Your tax

No posts in this forum.

New posts
No new posts
Hot topic with new posts
Hot topic without new posts
Sticky topic
Locked topic
  • Fact 1

    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'.

Legislation

A law that has been enacted or passed by a parliament and been given Royal Assent.

read more glossary terms