Abstract of Financial Statistics of Cities Having a Population of Over 30,000,1915

Abstract of Financial Statistics of Cities Having a Population of Over 30,000,1915

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...applied by the Bureau of the Census to amounts of money received by oities as compensation for special privileges in, upon, under, or over the public highways granted to particular individuals and corporations beyond the privileges of other individuals and corporations. Some of the privileges granted for which these duos are received are privileges in, upon, under, or over highways that in the case of private realty are called licenses, and others are rights which are most frequently spoken of as easements, and others, granted to public service corporations, are privileges called/ranches. They differ from the privileges granted upon realty by lease in that they are exercised under conditions that permit the use of highways by others than the recipients of the privileges. They also differ from the privileges for which license taxes are paid in that they are privileges to make certain uses of land owned by the grantor, while the privileges secured by the payment of license taxes are merely privileges to do something. Highway privilege dues diffej from fees in that fees are received as compensation for services performed or rendered, while highway privilege dues are received as compensation for specified rights or privileges upon the public highways. Highway privilege dues are divided by the Bureau of the Census into two classes, called major and minor. Major highway privilege dues are amounts of money exacted as compensation for those privileges upon the highways which are exclusively enjoyed by publicutility corporations and which such corporations must possess in order to carry on their business. The privileges for which these dues are received as compensation are those most generally called "franchises," and are by some writers...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236599888
  • 9781236599889