codes for changes in taxation
Domesday Book records large numbers of exemptions and reductions of assessments for taxation and other public services, or fraud and evasion in their render. In some counties, notably in circuit 1, there were sweeping changes in assessments after 1066, and in many other individual cases evasion or abuse of the system was noted.
The coding categorises just two groups:
For the use of codes in searching the text, see properties and property searching.