Estimate of Philippine Income
Property tax, $140,280 ; industrial and commercial tax, $1,400,700; cdulas personales, * $5,600,000; capitation tax on Chinese, $510,190; acknowledgment of vassalage from outlaws and heathen, $20,000 ; tax of 10 per cent, on railway fares, $32,000; various surtaxes, $63,000; tax of 10 per cent, on the pay of employs paid by local funds, $80,000 ; tax of 10 per cent, on the pay of employs paid by the State, $650,000.......8,496,170
Imports, $3,600,000; exports, f $1,292,550; loading tax, $410,000; unloading, $570,000; trans-shipment, $1000; warehousing, $4000; fines, surtaxes, etc., $22,000; tax on consumable goods, $$301,000 ..... 6,200,550
Opium contract (farmed out) A ...... 576,000
Stamped paper, do. for fines, for bills of exchange, post office stamps, patent medicine stamps, stamps for telegrams, receipts, signatures, passports, less $200,000 paid to Bolmao ana Hong Kong Cable Co., etc......646,000
Profits of the Manila lottery, licenses for raffles, etc. . . 1,000,000
Rents of mining claims, $2000 ; royalties on forest produce, $170,000; sale of Crown lands, of buildings, and fines . 257,000
Unexpended balances, $50,000; produce of convict labour, $4000 ; sle of buildings and stores of War Department and Navy, $3800; profits on coining money, $200,000; sundry receipts, $40,500......298,300
* The total receipts from this tax are . $7,000,000
The local funds receive ao per cent., say . . . $1 ,400,000
f See Table of dues on Exports. t See Table of this tax.
In August 1900 the Straits Settlements Government received offers for the opium and spint farms in Singapore, Penang and Malacca* for three years from January 7th, 1901, amounting to $385,000 per month.
I) In X886-87 the revenue only amounted to $9,334,974 ; the Army estimates for 1888 were $3,918,760, the Navy $2,573,776. If to the revenue of 1896-97 we add the amount paid over to focal funds, the total will be double the revenue raised ten years before.I) In X886-87 the revenue only amounted to $9,334,974 ; the Army estimates for 1888 were $3,918,760, the Navy $2,573,776. If to the revenue of 1896-97 we add the amount paid over to focal funds, the total will be double the revenue raised ten years before.