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 »

According to the Biography Channel, James Otis was important to the American Revolution because he helped create and draft the list of grievances of the colonists and sent them to the government in England. He is credite... 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 »

The 27th Amendment prevents members of Congress from granting themselves a pay raise or other change in compensation without the consent of the American public. Rather than allowing a change in pay for Congress to be ena... More »