Tax payment to a lord, illumination on parchment, ca. 1490.

The History of Taxation Around the World From Ancient to Modern Times

“Nothing is certain except for death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin The History of Taxation The earliest record of formal taxation under the government was during 3000 B.C in Egypt. “Scribes” were ordered by pharaohs to raise money in any … Continue reading The History of Taxation Around the World From Ancient to Modern Times