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Customs duty for import or export of goods from France
Excise taxes levied on sale of items such as wine or tobacco
Unpaid labor required yearly of peasants primarily to fix roads/abolished in French Revolution but reinstated in 1824, 1836, & 1871
Direct land tax on the French peasantr/initially only for exceptional circumstances/made permanent in 1439 (Hundred Yrs War)/did not apply to clergy or nobility
Hated tax on salt established in mid-14th century/lasted w/brief lapses until 1946/ended by National Assembly (1790) but reinstated by Napoleon/amount varied by province

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