Annual Report of the Tax Commissioner of the State of Texas, Volume 3

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Page 82 - Laws shall be passed, taxing by a uniform rule, all moneys, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise; and also all real and personal property, according to its true value in money...
Page 18 - Now, whenever separate articles of tangible property are joined together, not simply by unity of ownership, but in a unity of use, there is not infrequently developed a property, intangible though it may be, which in value exceeds the aggregate of the value of the separate pieces of tangible property.
Page 89 - State, shall be a conservator of the peace, and shall hold his office for two years and until his successor shall be elected and qualified.
Page 20 - To make diligent investigation and inquiry concerning the revenue laws and systems of other States and countries, so far as the same are made known by published reports, or statistics, or can be ascertained by correspondence with officers thereof; and. with the aid of information thus...
Page 76 - In the interpretation of the Constitution of the United States, the Supreme Court of the United States is final arbiter.
Page 89 - Texas in the sum of five thousand dollars, with two or more good and sufficient sureties, to be approved...
Page 89 - States and countries, so far as the same are made known by published reports, or statistics, or can be ascertained by correspondence with officers thereof, and with the aid of information thus obtained, together with experience and observation of our own laws, to recommend to the General Assembly...
Page 18 - To the owners thereof, for the purposes of income and sale, the corporate property is worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. Does substance of right require that it shall pay taxes only upon the thousands of dollars of tangible property which it possesses? Accumulated wealth will laugh at the crudity of taxing laws which reach only the one and ignore the other, while they who own tangible property, not organized into a single producing plant, will feel the injustice of a system which so misplaces...
Page 80 - The specification of the objects and subjects of taxation shall not deprive the General Assembly of the power to require other subjects or objects to be taxed, in such manner as may be consistent with the principles of taxation fixed in this Constitution.
Page 14 - ... spirituous, vinous or malt liquors or medicated bitters capable of producing intoxication...

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