On the left side of a piece of parchment, Hall listed hundreds of acres of land he’d acquired since leaving Georgia four years before. He listed a gold watch, as well as a coach, which he valued at 0. And in the top right-hand corner, Hall listed “15 negroes under 10 years” and “30 negroes over 10 years.”By law, Hall would have paid 25 cents for every slave younger than 10, and a dollar for those older than 10 — .75 for the human beings whose unrequited toil allowed him to buy coaches and gold watches.
Alabama tax assessments that year — and for more than four decades after — would include nameless columns of slaves whose existence was critical to the operations of state government.
“The result is that small farmers pay virtually no direct taxes.”As slavery twisted politics and society in Alabama and throughout the South, it also warped the state’s finances.
For decades, the slave tax was a major pillar of the state’s tax system.
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Legislators rushed to introduce tax restrictions after Reconstruction without making serious efforts to find other sources of revenue.
That set in place decades-long policies that, to this day, make it difficult and sometimes impossible for Alabama to generate enough revenue to pay for its state services.
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