Bare Root Tree Planting Celebrates

By | Last Updated On: July 5, 2021 @ 4:16 am

David Goldstein from vcstar said that In the ancient world, one of the many ways kings taxed their subjects was based on the harvest of their subjects’ trees.

According to a website sponsored by Ithaka, which describes itself as “a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community…”, sometimes these taxes were comically complicated.

For example, since likely crop yields in ancient Egypt depended on annual flooding of the Nile River, taxes required three tax collectors and two assessment periods. Before the floods, officials calculated taxes based on predicted flood heights.

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