2. To fasten something to a surface using a short sharp pointed pin or nail: "The principal of the school usually tacks the sports schedule on the bulletin board for the coming week."
2. To charge or to administer the collection of a specified amount of money for the use of or ownership of something: "The city council decided to tax each household for the amount of water that was being used in each residence."
3. To expect a great deal from or to put demands on someone or something: "That job will tax her strength because she will be required to use a lot of physical effort."
"Will you have to tax your budget so you can go on this trip?"
"It's sad to say, but the more a person makes, the more he/she will have to pay a tax on such income."
Bulletin board: Tacks' haven.
A tacks' haven is far from being the same as a tax haven.
Tax is another thing that, once started, declines to decline.
The principal said that all the tacks that were needed to tack up the schedules for the year would tax her supply.