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

Summary of assessed values compared with actual values,   pp. 27-41 PDF (2.9 MB)


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38          THE TAXATION OF FOREST LIANDS IN WISCONSIN.
years the owner had paid in taxes on this forty an amount equal to
42.5 per cent of the estimated true value. In seven years, at this rate,
he will pay in taxes all the land is worth. On another forty the taxes
amounted in three years to 39.8 per cent of the estimated true value of
the land. Owners can hardly be expected to hold their cut-over land for
a second crop, when at the very start the land is so excessively taxed.
                                  County H.
Assessed value and total taxes per forty of representative tracts of cut-over
lani for O1l7  03
     and 1909, and the estimated true value and ratio of assessed to true
value for 1909.
       1907.             1908.              1909.
                                                        Estimated Ratio of
as-
Asessed           Total tax.         AsAssssedTotal ta.ru      value d tno
true
value, Ttl        value.             valsessdTtltx.vleI                 
99
   50     2.51       50      2.63       50      2.64       20        250.0
   50     2.51       50      2.63       50      2.64       40        125.0
   50      2.51      50      2.63       50      2.64       40        125.0
   50     2.51       50      2.63       50      2.64       40        125
0
   50     2.51       50      2.63       50      2.64       40        125.0
   43     2.15       43      2.26       43      2.27       35        122
9
   50      2.51      50      2.63       50      2.64       120       41.7
   50     2.51       50      2.63       50      2.64       40        125.0
   50      2.51      50      2.63       50      2.64       120       41.7
   50     2.51       50      2.63       50      2.64      120        41.7
   50     2.51       50      2.63       50      2.64       120       41.7
   50     2.51       50      2.63       50      2.64       9055.
   43     2.15        3       .16        3       .16       105        2.9
                                 County G.
   75     3.07       250     3.92      250      4.35       80        312.5
   100     4.10      200      3.14      200      3.46       43       405.1
   100     4.10      200      3.14      200      3.46       40       500.0
   100     4.10      200      3.14      200      3.46       43       465.1
   50     2.05       100     1.57      100      1.73       54       185.2
   100     4.10       50       .79       59       .86       31       161.3
   100     4.10      150      2.35      300      5.19       40       750.0
   100     4.10      100      1.57      100      1.73       40       250.0


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