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Chittenden, Alfred K. (Alfred Knight), 1879-1930 / The taxation of forest lands in Wisconsin
(1911)

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                    TABLE OF CONTENTS
                                                                  Page
 Introduction .     .........................................................
 5
 General Description    ......................................          
 9
    Character of Land and Timber              .         .            9
    Cut-over Land    .......................... .........................
 14
    Settlement and Agricultural Developmenft       .      .        15
    Annual Cut and Importance of Lumber Industry      .     .      is
    Jefferson County.............                                  is
Examples of Actual Taxation                 .          .           21
Summary of Assessed Values Compared with Actual Values   .   .     27
    Assessments of Timberland                .         .           27
    Assessments of Cut-over Land ............. .......................  
  3T
    Assessments of Farm Land                 .         .           39
Methods of Assessing Timberlands              .         .          4Z
Views of Lumbermen on Taxation                .         .          44
The Attitude Toward Fire         .......................           50
Tree Belt and Forest Plantation Laws .................................  
  53
Tax Laws in Other States                  ..                       56
Probable Returns from Forest Investments         .       .         56
Conclusions ..........................................................  
  61
Recommendations       ...................................................
 64
   Woodlots    ........................................................ 
 64
   * Private Forests Without Limitation as to Area    .     .      66
   What the State Should Do                .          .           68
Appendix ............................................................   
   70
The Economic Problem of Forest Taxation           .      .        70
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