Summary of State Government Finances in Volume 1918

Summary of State Government Finances in Volume 1918

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...West Virginia: E xpress companies 4,549 North Carolina: Telegraph privilege..'. 11,309 Kentucky: Tax on market value of oil produced in state 129,749 Tennessee 11,500 E xpress companies 7,500 Sleeping-car companies 4,000 Alabama: News companies, 10 cents each mile over which operating 372 Mississippi 9,807 Express companies 5,559 Sleeping-car companies 4,170 Tank-car companies 78 Utah: Trading stamps 6,085 Oregon: Water power 7,921 Receipts from poll taxes.--Ten states reported receipts from poll taxes amounting to $2,100,556. In Vermont polls are given a quasi property valuation of $200 and included in property subject to general property taxes. In the other nine states polls are assessed at a fixed amount per capita, as SI in Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia, Georgia, and Colorado; 12 cents in North Carolina; 1 cent in Maine; and $1.50 in Texas. The amount shown for California represents the collections of delinquent poll taxes, this form of taxation having been abolished in 1914 by constitutional amendment. In New Hampshire each poll is assessed at the rate of 50 cents, but the receipts from this source were not reported separately. It is possible that poll taxes were levied and collected in states other than the 10 for which receipts are given in the table. If so, such taxes were collected with general property taxes and were not set up separately in the state reports, and are therefore included with general property taxes in this table. Receipts from taxes on the liquor traffic.--Under the heading "On liquor traffic," in the division of Table 6 headed "Business taxes," are included all the revenue receipts of states from taxes on the liquor traffic. The small amounts shown for New Mexico and Indiana represent more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236840100
  • 9781236840103