Sentence Examples

  • At the close of 1908 the state receipts for the year amounted to $1,004,041, and expenditures to $875,941.
  • In many cases, as at Rio de Janeiro, Santos and Manaos, the cost and maintenance of the new port-works are met by an additional tax on merchandise, though the immediate expenditures are met by advances from the national treasury, and at Rio de Janeiro by a foreign loan.
  • In each county a convention, composed of representatives from the towns, meets every two years to levy taxes and to authorize expenditures for grounds and buildings whenever more than one thousand dollars are required.
  • The two main functions of the treasury department are the administration of the government revenues and expenditures, and of the banking and currency laws.
  • The public debt, which began to accumulate in 1825, was increased by the canal expenditures to $16,880,000 in 1843.

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