Taxation without representation is the imposition of taxes on citizens without the consent or representation of the citizens. Taxation without representation also refers to the general sentiment of colonists prior to the... More »

The slogan "no taxation without representation" was coined by the American colonists of the original 13 colonies, beginning around 1750. The idea behind the words related to taxing the colonies on imports such as sugar a... More »

The Magna Carta prevented King John of England and future kings from arbitrarily collecting tax revenue and from selling, denying or delaying justice. It also established the right to due process and religious freedom. K... More »

The Three-Fifths Compromise settled the disagreement at the U.S. Constitutional Convention in 1787 over how to count slaves when determining a state's population for taxation and representation purposes. This compromise ... More »

The purpose of the school district tax code in Ohio is to raise money for individual school districts by the imposition of district income taxes, reports the Ohio Department of Taxation. School district residents have th... More »

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According to the United States Constitution, certain powers are denied to the national government, such as the taxation of exports. The federal government also cannot interfere with an individual state's ability to carry... More »

Popular sovereignty, which is a type of governance based on the consent and approval of the people, appears in Article VII of the United States Constitution. Popular sovereignty is considered one of the most important, b... More »