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House. Comm. on Finance. Report, 1827
H.R. No. 41 On January 8, 1827, the House Finance Committee reported in response to an order of June 19, 1826 to study raising the license fee for
retail establishments and taverns. The Committee obtained licensing dat from each county and created a chart. The chart included hypothetical license
prices for comparison with the existing situation. The Committee recommended a minimum fee of $10. On p. 5, it presented a bill. An Act in
addition to the several acts for the due regulation of licensed houses, 1827. Instead of current flat fees for licenses, the Committee suggested the
business pay in proportion to the amount of business done in a year: less than $100, pay $10, between $100-700, pay $15, etc. There were fines for
offenses. $4.00 of each fee was to go to the county where the business was conducted. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the
Massachusetts State Library).
Title:   Commonwealth of Massachusetts : House of Representatives Jan. 8, 1827 : ordered that the Committee on Finance be directed to inquire into the expediency of so modifying the law imposing a tax upon retailers and tavern-keepers ...
OCLC Number:   1375389961
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