Topics Duty to pay taxes

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Requires all citizens to contribute to the expenses of the state through taxes. This is usually a general statement and may still allow for variation on the basis of income.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution refer to a duty to pay taxes?