Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 91

Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 91

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...taxes to the county authorities. Subsequently, and in 1875, by an amendment to the charter of that city, the power to collect the delinquent city taxes was taken away from the state and county oflicers and vested in the city authorities. From thenceforward the taxes were to be collected by and in the name of the City of Kansas. The question, in that case was, Whether this authority of the city over its own taxes was taken from it and again vested in the county oflicers by the subsequent act of 1879, and it was held that it was not; that, notwithstanding the amendment of 1879, to the general revenue laws of the state, the City of Kansas still had the right to collect its own delinquent taxes, under the provisions of its charter of 1875. The act of 1872 did then create a lien for these delinquent taxes assessed by the town of Hermann, and that lien must, according to that act, be enforced by the county collector. This duty of enforcing the lien still remained with the collector under the act of April 12, 1877. Laws, 1877, p. 385. The first section of the amendatory act of April 24, 1879 (Laws, 1879, p. 187), makes it the duty of the city collectors, in cities having a popul.ation of five thousand or more inhabitants, to return to the city register the delinquent lists; and other sections of that act provide that, in all such cities, the delinquent taxes are to be collected by the city oflicers, and not by the county collector. is, in express terms, declared in favor of such cities. But as to state and county taxes, and delinquent taxes of cities and towns having less than five thousand inhabitants, the collection thereof remained with the county collector, as before the passage of the act of 1879. As to towns and cities having less more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236799895
  • 9781236799890