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Land revenue was the chief source of income. The land was divided into four categories for purposes of assessment, wetland, dry land, orchards and woods. Usually, the share was one-sixth of the produce. Land revenue could be paid in cash or kind. The rates varied according to the type of the crops, soil, method of irrigation etc. Besides land tax, many professional taxes were also imposed. They were on shopkeepers, farm servants, workmen etc. Private owners of workshops paid an industries tax. Commercial taxes consisted of levies, duties and customs on manufactured articles of trade were also levied.

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