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Asian products, which until now had paid eight percent of exports from Portugal, will henceforth have a three percent impact.

All Portuguese goods from now on instead of 16 per cent pay only 15 per cent.
Foreign goods shipped on Portuguese ships had a five per cent reduction in customs entry, which is generally paid 24 per cent.

The salt paid for each moio (20 Brazilian bushels), whether imported by Portuguese or foreign, 800 kings.

In all UK customs foreign ships pay the same tonnage, anchor and lighthouse taxes as Portuguese ships of their respective nations. (In Rio the daily anchorage impasto and a piastra).

Slaves and other goods of any kind imported into Brazil, when they are once again exported to foreign countries must first satisfy the consumption tax.

In the same whitewashed region, the creation of lighthouses and the so-called captains in the seaports is also ordered. The latter consist of associations of dockers, usually black and free mulattos who, separated into companies, under the direction and authority of a Customs officer, take care of the transport of goods to and from warehouses and on board. In the maritime cities of Brazil of great commerce already exist these corporations, as in Lisbon, where they are too numerous to do the service of the cargoes instead of the beasts of cargo.

To these customs duties in the ports of Brazil, which make up a considerable share of the revenue, are added the impact of the goods that are transported from one province to another. These entry fees are very large, because they are determined, by weight without exception of all goods, on lead, iron and other metals as well as on the lightest upholstery, silks, etc. The entry portal in the province of Minas Gerais pays for at 720 kings; only salt makes exception among all, for its tribute is 450 kings at sign. For each slave who is imported into Minas Gerais, the Registry pays 7 $ 800; in the Paraibuna River for cattle, beast or horse, two patacas (640 kings); each person a pataca; from the passport's view, two patacas. Similar taxes are paid at the border customs of all the Captaincy.

The needs of the state are still met through taxes and charges, which are directly charged by the government or contractors. These taxes are partly different in the different provinces, each having its own financial management; however, in general, they are more or less subject to certain legal modifications, as follows: tithing, the tenth of all agricultural, fishery and livestock products; - royal or national subsidy, rights to fresh meat, raw and cut beef hides, sugar cane sugar and coarse cotton upholstery manufactured in the country; literary subsidy, tribute (to the salaries of school teachers) on each ox killed, on sugar cane produced in some provinces, such as Maranhao; also pays impasto the sale of salty meat from the interior; I charge to Banco do Brasil an industry tax of 12 $ 800 on each dealer or bookstore, each pharmacy, each deposit of gold, silver, tinplate, zinc and tobacco work and products of other professions. Only the barber shops and hairdressers, whose industries are considered relatively inferior, are excepted. A luxury tax on each four- or two-wheeled cart (in Maranhao is $ 12,000 and $ 10,000) and is also intended for the Bank. Another impasto of industry is charged to the sugar mills and stills; It is different in each Captaincy (Maranhao pays $ 200 for a sugar cane mill, in Bahia $ 4,000 for a still). Decimate is ten per cent and the annal income of houses and other municipal property. This tax is only paid on the coast and in populated places; The people of the interior do not charge themselves. Siza is the ten percent tax on the sale of houses and other goods in the city. Half siza, five percent tax on the sale of a black slave. New rights,

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