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Some Probable Effects of the Exepmtion of Improvements from Taxation in the City of New York (Paperback) Loot Price: R403
Discovery Miles 4 030
Some Probable Effects of the Exepmtion of Improvements from Taxation in the City of New York (Paperback): Robert Murray Haig
Some Probable Effects of the Exepmtion of Improvements from Taxation in the City of New York (Paperback): Robert Murray Haig

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Some Probable Effects of the Exepmtion of Improvements from Taxation in the City of New York (Paperback)

Robert Murray Haig

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Loot Price R403 Discovery Miles 4 030

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 Excerpt: ...place, in many cases the high proportion of land value is due to shifts in the suitable use to which the land may be put. Many sections are filled with old houses which it would be foolish to replace with new because business buildings and apartments are creeping in and reduce the attractiveness of the sites for single-family dwellings. But, it may be said, this new use is a higher use bringing with it higher land values. Although the statement may be true in general, nevertheless the entire areas of these districts cannot be sold at any one time for this new use, the owners sometimes finding it necessary to carry the plots a long time, and, the change and its consequent increase in selling value may have been expected and paid for beforehand, when the land was bought. The definition of "tenement" followed by the tenement house department is that of a structure accommodating three families or more, who live independently of one another, and whose cooking is done on the premises. This, of course, excludes hotels. But whatever may be thought of the desirability of the effects there is no doubt as to what they will be upon the magnitude of the taxes payable by the owners of the single-family dwellings in Manhattan. Their net burden will in general be substantially increased. Another point of interest developed in the course of the investigation into the effects upon the owners of residence parcels in Manhattan. In this borough it was very generally the case that, while the bulk of the houses would be charged with heavier taxes, there would be within each group a number which would receive reductions. An examination of these parcels showed that in practically every case they were the more expensive parcels of the sample. That is, in Manhattan, the ado...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Robert Murray Haig
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 78
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-51021-8
Barcode: 9781130510218
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-130-51021-2

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