Tax and Corvée

Total revenue from direct and indirect taxes given as share of GDP in 2017
French corvée
Pieter Brueghel the Younger, The tax collector's office, 1640
Egyptian peasants seized for non-payment of taxes during the Pyramid Age.
Substitution effect and income effect with a taxation on y good.
Paul I's edict, the manifesto of three-day corvee
Budget's constraint shift after an introduction of a lump sum tax or a general tax on consumption or a proportional income tax.
C. 1000 BC clay bowl, one day corvée ration(?) Marlik, Iran
The Laffer curve. In this case, the critical point is at a tax rate of 70%. Revenue increases until this peak, then it starts decreasing.
Amarna letter 365, Nuribta
General government revenue, in % of GDP, from social contributions. For this data, the variance of GDP per capita with purchasing power parity (PPP) is explained in 20% by social contributions revenue.
Egyptian peasants seized for non-payment of taxes. (Pyramid Age)
Public finance revenue from taxes in % of GDP. For this data, the variance of GDP per capita with purchasing power parity (PPP) is explained in 32% by tax revenue.
Diagram illustrating deadweight costs of taxes

As such it represents a form of levy (taxation).

- Corvée

In modern taxation systems, governments levy taxes in money; but in-kind and corvée taxation are characteristic of traditional or pre-capitalist states and their functional equivalents.

- Tax
Total revenue from direct and indirect taxes given as share of GDP in 2017

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