1) “Jews were forced to pay “toleration taxes” and were subject to persecution.”
“Hungary Virtual Jewish History Tour;” jewishvirtuallibrary.org
2) In 1747, during the reign of Empress Maria Theresa, the Jews of Hungary were taxed for the privilege of remaining in the empire, and were threatened with expulsion if they did not pay.
JewishGen. Hungary: Assorted Census Records, 1781-1850; Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., (2008) wikipedia.org