Report of the Joint Special Committee on the Taxation Laws of the State of Rhode Island; Presented to the General Assembly at Its January Session, 1910-12 Volume 2

Report of the Joint Special Committee on the Taxation Laws of the State of Rhode Island; Presented to the General Assembly at Its January Session, 1910-12 Volume 2

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...Such field book, containing the above entries, shall be open to inspection by the public at all proper times. The conference in receiving the report of this committee adopted a resolution continuing it and requesting that it report to the next conference a complete set of rules, tables, and general instructions for the assessment of real estate. i Another very important contribution to the conference was the report of the committee on causes of the failure of the general property tax, appointed by the executive committee of the International Tax Association pursuant to a resolution adopted at the Third International Conference at Louisville. This committee comprised Oscar Leser, Judge of the Appeal Tax Court of Baltimore, Md.; Professor E. R. A. Seligman, of Columbia University; James C. Forman, for many years a city assessor of Toronto, Ontario, which province abolished the general property tax in 1903 after an exhaustive investigation; Nils P. Haugen, of the Wisconsin State Tax Commission; and Frederick N. Judson, of the St. Louis Tax Commission of 1906. This committee of recognized authorities on taxation questions did not undertake to conduct an investigation of its own into the actual workings of the general property tax, but confined its efforts to studying the reports of tax commissions during the past forty years, citing the experiences of its own members as administrative officials to aid in formulating its conclusions. In commenting upon the operation of the general property tax the committee says: "All the current discussion of the general property tax is concerned with personal property. Therefore, for the purposes of the resolution, the 'general property tax' will be considered as the system of assessing each person for all the...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236665716
  • 9781236665713