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Sentence count:132+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-10-08Updated:2020-07-24
Similar words: pollpollenpollutiontaxconsultanttaxi standtaxpayersimultaneouslyMeaning: n. a tax of a fixed amount per person and payable as a requirement for the right to vote. 
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1 The council tax replaces the poll tax next April.
2 A regressive tax, like the poll tax, takes proportionately more of a poor person's income.
3 The poll tax was a creature of the Government.
4 Ministers believed it was vital to dump the poll tax before the election.
5 The poll tax was a very unpopular form of taxation.
6 Are you better off paying your poll tax?
7 The poll tax has been a social, political and economic disaster of historic proportions.
8 Mr Alton said that the poll tax meant many people had dodged electoral registers in a bid to avoid payment.
9 Remember, they are poll tax payers, too, and the parks should not be closed to them.
10 First under the poll tax and now under the council tax, central control has replaced local democracy in determining spending.
11 People who have a second property may also be liable for the Standard Community Charge/Poll Tax.
12 We will abolish the poll tax Labour will abolish the poll tax immediately.
13 The poll tax will increase the numbers eligible for housing benefit.
14 The community charge or poll tax is open to two major criticisms.
15 We already have files on people's tax details,( mortgages and poll tax.
16 It was violation of the ability-to-pay principle that caused much of the public hostility to the poll tax.
17 Domestic rates will be abolished and in their place local authorities will levy a poll tax.
18 Their refusal to curtail spending plans and to increase the burden on poll tax payers is expected.
19 The one redress any of the members of this group have is to try not to appear on the poll tax register.
20 The council tax will retain the most objectionable parts of the poll tax - the head count tax on the individual.
21 It was used to justify the introduction of the poll tax and to justify breaking up metropolitan counties.
22 New charge: Gateshead Council is being recommended to approve a new poll tax of £271.
23 These are also designed with an eye to reassuring those who did well out of the switch from rates to poll tax.
24 The right hon. Gentleman was a keen supporter of the poll tax.
25 I had borrowed one of Norris's big paramilitary-style fawn shirts to wear as a jacket over my anti Poll Tax T-shirt.
26 Originally, the Government's intention was to keep the compiling of the electoral register separate from the poll tax register.
27 The fact is that Labour wants to keep the poll tax so that it can attack us with it.
28 Local Government is in a state of low morale and near collapse because of the poll tax.
29 I urge all Opposition Members who have not paid their poll tax to do so without delay.
30 Two of my constituents, Mr. and Mrs. Bellis, were sent to prison because they did not pay the poll tax.
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