There is a tax story somewhere near to the heart of all humanity’s defining events.
Taxes have paid for man to go to the moon; they have funded wars; and have led to revolutions over the centuries. So says Dominic Frisby in his trip through tax history and critique of the system.
Many of us simply pay tax because we have to and think little more about it. But this fascinating history argues that you design a society by the way you tax it – and its destiny is determined by the way it is taxed.
With this in mind, is it time to rethink the whole system? Mr Frisby offers some surprising answers.
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