For the year ending on the 30th of September 1908 the receipts were $3,382,131.66 and the disbursements $3,482,317.03.
The receipts of the territorial treasury for the year ending on the 30th of June 1907 were $687,386, and the disbursements for the same period were $601,568.
The state receipts from all sources increased from $4,070,316 for the year ending September 30, 1899, to $8,299,982 for the, year ending June 30, 1908; the disbursements in the latter year were $7,762,771 or $537,211 less than the receipts.
Very often their income has been far above the amount needed for all disbursements of the government.
Of recent years the growing stringency of both national and local finances by enormously increased disbursements has made important the question of the relation of national with state and local taxation.