Reports of Selected Cases Decided in Courts of the State of New York Other Than the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Volume 58

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"Cases decided in the courts of record of the state of New York, other than the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, including the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court for the hearing of appeals from the City Court of the city of New York and the Municipal Court of the city of New York; special terms and trial terms of the Supreme Court, City Court of the city of New York, the Court of general sessions of the peace in and for the city and county of New York, county courts, and the Surrogates' Courts." (varies slightly)
 

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Page 253 - Nothing herein shall prevent all the shares In any association from being Included In the valuation of the personal property of the owner or holder of such shares, In assessing taxes Imposed by authority of the state within which the association Is located...
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Page 254 - States, shall be assessed and taxed on the value of their shares of stock therein; said shares shall be included in the valuation of the personal property of such stockholders in the assessment of taxes in the tax district where such bank or banking association is located, and not elsewhere, whether the said stockholders reside in said tax district or not.
Page 253 - State, subject only to the two restrictions, that the taxation shall not be at a greater rate than is assessed upon other moneyed capital in the hands of individual citizens of such State, and that the shares of any national banking association owned by non-residents of any State shall be taxed in the city or town where the bank is located, and not elsewhere.

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