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Tax Notebook

Title: Tax Notebook
Inclusive Dates: 1927-1962, 1991
Extent of Materials: 1 9″x11″ box
Location:  NC Office, Shelf 50
Date of Accession:
Relationship of donor or materials to the DCL/NCR
Processor: Cale McCammon
Subject Headings: Tax administration and procedure–North Carolina–Durham (County).
Tax collection–North Carolina–Durham (County).
Scope and Content: The collection consists of a tax notebook which appears to have been kept by one or more tax supervisors of Durham County. The notebook compiles yearly real estate and propety valuations, budgetary information, and tax collections, many of which are itemized by race. Also included are 1991 notes from a departmental work session.
Related Materials:
Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical Note: The country commissioners created the tax supervisor’s office in 1927 as a means of providing an internal check on the listing of real estate and personal property in the county. From 1923 through 1926, valuation of property listed on the tax books averaged $193,074 per year. In 1927, the first year the office operated, value of listed property rose to $764, 339.
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Organization of Collection:
Container List
Box 1
1. Tax Notebook 1927-1962, 1991


Updated October 9, 2013.