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  2. Taxation in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

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    A non-domiciled UK resident earning less than £2,000 in a year outside the UK does not pay tax on this unless it is transferred to the UK. This would apply to the typical person taking up a temporary job in the UK, being paid, and paying tax on it, in the UK, with possible additional small earnings in the home country.

  3. Tax - Wikipedia

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    A poll tax, also called a per capita tax, or capitation tax, is a tax that levies a set amount per individual. It is an example of the concept of fixed tax. One of the earliest taxes mentioned in the Bible of a half-shekel per annum from each adult Jew (Ex. 30:11–16) was a form of the poll tax. Poll taxes are administratively cheap because ...

  4. Vehicle insurance - Wikipedia

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    Third-party vehicle insurance is a mandatory requirement in Indonesia and each individual car and motorcycle must be insured or the vehicle will not be considered legal; this compulsory auto insurance is legally called the Road Traffic Accidents Compulsory Coverage Fund (Indonesian: Dana Pertanggungan Wajib Kecelakaan Lalu Lintas Jalan, DPWKLLJ).

  5. Means test - Wikipedia

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    Pension Credit; Universal Credit; Housing Benefit; Working Tax Credit; Child Tax Credit; Receipt of such benefits other than Housing Benefit and tax credits is a passport to other non-cash help such as free school meals, free prescription charges, Legal Aid, cold weather payment. The claimant, their partner and dependent children are covered.

  6. Taxation in Hong Kong - Wikipedia

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    Property Tax is levied on the income from the letting of immovable property in Hong Kong. Property tax carries an immaterial proportion of the revenue of the government. For the year of assessment 2013/14, property tax amounts to 0.01% of the total revenue. The tax rules are straightforward and simple.

  7. Solar thermal energy - Wikipedia

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    A Trombe wall is a passive solar heating and ventilation system consisting of an air channel sandwiched between a window and a sun-facing thermal mass. During the ventilation cycle, sunlight stores heat in the thermal mass and warms the air channel causing circulation through vents at the top and bottom of the wall.

  8. Switzerland - Wikipedia

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    Switzerland is a tax haven. The private sector economy dominates. It features low tax rates; tax revenue to GDP ratio is one of the smallest of developed countries. The Swiss Federal budget reached 62.8 billion Swiss francs in 2010, 11.35% of GDP; however, canton and municipality budgets are not counted as part of the federal budget.

  9. Minimum wage in the United States - Wikipedia

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    The minimum wage increased to $14.25 ($6.15 for tipped workers) on January 1, 2022. Massachusetts is the only state in the country that mandates [1.1] for retail workers working on Sunday. With the state minimum wage at $14.25 an hour, the effective minimum wage for a retail worker working on Sunday is $15.675 an hour.