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814

NETHERLANDS

Finance. The revenue and expenditure in the last five years were

Revenue.

Year

Ordinary

Exti-aord. (loans, &c.)

Total

Guilders

Guilders

Guilders

1893

126,527,164

290,000

126,827,164

1894

131,517,521

1,385,552

132,903,073

1895

132,257,968

200,000

132,457,968

1896

135,175,567

180,000

135,355,567

1897

135,408,474

260,000

135,668,474

Expenditure.

Year

Defence

Debt

Public Works

General

Total

1

Guilders

Guilders

Guilders

Guilders

Guilders

1893

38,171,279

36,649,430

12,465,307

48,157,077

135,443,093

1894

36,584,712

34,419,145

11,120,181

49,367,844

131,491,882

1895

38,005,542

34,777,269

9,988,970

50,364,108

133,135,889

1896

39,295,234

32,137,346

10,223,130

51,829,158

133,448,868

1897

39,312,394

32,643,746

11,596,285

55,674,733

139,227,158

The budget estimates of revenue and expenditure for the years 1898 (October) and 1899 (October) were as follows : —

Branches of Ex-

penditure

1 189S

1899

Sources of Revenue

1898

1899

1

1 Guilders

Guilders

Direct taxes : —

Guilders

Guilders

Civillist

800,000

800,000

Land tax .

12,309,000

12,490,000

Legislative body

Personal .

8,700,000

8,675,000

and Royal cabinet

701,681

084,707

Tax on capital .

7,000,000

7,000,000

, Department of Fo-

Tax on incomes

reign Affairs

S38,43G

849,134

from trades, pro-

! Department of Jus-

fessions, &c. .

4,620,000

5,044,000

tice

5,643,437

5,841,167

Excise duties

44,400,000

45,600,000

Department of In-

Indirect taxes

20,385,000

20,732,000

terior .

14,455,836

15,067,028

Import duties

8,716,500

8,816,950

Department of Ma-

Tax on gold & silver

240,900

300,900

rine

15,533,996

15,890,424

Domains

2,450,000

2,350,000

Department of Fi-

Post office

8,976,000

9,447,000

nance .

23,452,348

25,081,465

Telegraph service .

1,403,000

1,795,000

Department of War

22,333,006

22,585,901

State lottery .

659,000

659,000

Department of Pub-

Shooting and fish-

lic Works, &c.

24,055,195

26,633,231

ing licences

130,000

130,000

Department of Colo-

i

Pilot dues

1,850,000

1,950,000

nies

1,388,716

1,300,696

Dues on mines

5,980

7,245

Public Debt .

32,491,093

37,830,205

State railways

3,885,000

4,162,990

Contingencies

50,000

50,000

Part paid by the East Indies ill the interest and sink- ii)g fund of public

debt .

3,847 250

Miscellaneous re-

Total expenditure

1

ceipts . Total revenue

8,641,970 134,432,350

7,789,565

141,743,746 152,613,959

140,796,900

The share of the direct taxes, excise, indirect taxes and cus- toms duties in the revenue for five years 1893-97 was : —