How we talk about the government’s collecting of money

by Aaron Wherry

Followers of the English language may note that if, in the government’s estimation, there is no difference between a “copyright levy“—collected by the government from those who make a specific purchase for use toward to a specific purpose—and a “tax,” there would seem consequently to be even less room to claim a difference between an “airport user fee” and a “tax.”




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