War Profits Tax

War Profits Tax

A tax on industries that do especially well during wartime. For example, a war profits tax may be imposed on armaments manufacturers. In general, war profits taxes are implemented only during war, and are used to finance the war.
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And the question is being asked "Is it not time the Government took over the control of the potato trade?" There is another alternative, viz put farmers and farm produce merchants under the excess war profits tax.