TIL that England used to have a “window tax”. People refused to disclose how much money they made, considering it an invasion of privacy – so you would be charged based on how many windows your house had. In retaliation, people bricked up their windows, which you can still see today. via /r/todayilearned


TIL that England used to have a “window tax”. People refused to disclose how much money they made, considering it an invasion of privacy – so you would be charged based on how many windows your house had. In retaliation, people bricked up their windows, which you can still see today.
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Submitted August 08, 2017 at 10:27PM by haveurpiandeatit
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