Seminars Schedules

Understanding Taxes

As commonly defined, taxes refers to the enforced proportional contribution levied by the law-making body of the State for raise revenue to finance the various government expenditures. For easy understanding of its concept, the saying I first heard from my grandfather in my elementary days may be considered: “Government is the people, for (not poor) […]

Inherent limitations

Inherent limitations are those which are inherent with the power itself and which could be deduced from its very nature. 1. Public purpose. This requires that the purpose of imposing a particular tax must be for public. Public does not necessarily means direct benefits of the entire citizenry but maybe indirect only, though direct to […]

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Limitations on power of taxation

As earlier said, power of taxation is an inherent power where there is no need for an express grant from the Constitution. Such power exists with the existence of the State and need not be granted for it to exist. The power is so broad that the State through the Legislative department can tax on […]

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