National Geographic : 1939 Jun
He's CarryingQuite a Load TAXES are necessary-you couldn't run a city, state or government without them. But they do mount up. Fact is, a considerable part of the money you pay us for telephone service goes right out in taxes. Bell System taxes for 1938 were $147,400,000-an increase of 56% in three years. In 1938 taxes were: Equal to about $550 a year per employee Equal to $9.50 per telephone in the Bell System Equal to $7.54 per share of A. T. & T. common stock BELL TELEPHONE SYSTEM l"' You are cordially invited to visit the Bell System exhibit at the Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco PRESS OF JUDO& DETWEILER, INC WASHINGTON,D. C.