Translation of the Municipal and Provincial Laws in Force in the Island of Cuba; War Department, Division of Customs and Insular Affairs. August, 1899

Translation of the Municipal and Provincial Laws in Force in the Island of Cuba; War Department, Division of Customs and Insular Affairs. August, 1899

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... farmers, lessees, or coproprietors of agricultural estates who do not reside in the district. The profits accruing from pensions, interest on capitals, salaries, or state revenues shall be imputed to their possessors in the town where they reside. Persons who have been declared paupers, those taken care of in charitable institutions, and members of the army and navy are exempted from the assessment.2 2. In order to fix the income of each taxpayer, the following bases shall be observed: First. On owners of city property there shall be assessed as taxable income the amount of the rents they receive or may hereafter receive for this purpose, taking into consideration the nature and conditions of the estates, if they are occupied by them personally or by others who do not pay rent. Second. Owners who cultivate agricultural estates, or in the proper case the farmers, lessees, or coproprietors, shall be assessed a sum amounting to one and a half times the amount of the rent produced by the estate, or which it might hereafter produce, according to the average rents of the town, should said estate be rented.3 Third. When the owners of estates, be they either rural or urban, are not residents of the district, the assessment shall be reduced by one 1 Asaessmcnts.--By a resolution of the General Government of July 4, 1882, in accordance with the council of administration, it was resolved that there should be considered as the net product assessable on rural estates for the contribution of the assessment, in order to silence the complaints of owners residing elsewhere, a sum equal to one and a half times the rent derived or which might in the future be derived, and that in order to fix said sum the lands should be classified according to their...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826914
  • 9781236826916