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REC/GOV/047. Special Tax Commission.

 Record Group Term
Identifier: REC/GOV/047
Special Act 474, approved by the General Assembly in 1933, established a “Temporary Commission to Study the Tax Laws of the State and Make Recommendations concerning their Revision,” which took the name Special Tax Commission. The Commission held six public hearings and obtained the assistance of private citizens and state government officials. It submitted a report to Governor Wilbur Cross in November 1934. At first a 94-page summary was available to the public, but a full report of 642 pages appeared later. Commission records include minutes of meetings, correspondence of the research director and staff and commission members, correspondence between the chair and research director, commission administrative files, files pertaining to a study of the impact of a proposed change in the beginning of the fiscal year, publicity material, and a general file consisting of working files, reference materials, working papers, drafts, notes, and correspondence.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


 Unprocessed Material — Accession T002709
Identifier: T002709
Dates: Other: 1932 - 1935


 Unprocessed Material — Accession 1999-115
Identifier: 1999-115
Dates: Other: 1934 - 1934

Special Tax Commission records

Identifier: RG047

By Special Act 474, approved June 9, 1933, the General Assembly formed the “Temporary Commission to Study the Tax Laws of the State and to Make Recommendations concerning their Revision,” which quickly took the name, “Special Tax Commission.”

Dates: 1932-1935