Prospectors Beat Mining Claim Tax
February 2007 by Dr. Ralph E. PrayEarly in 2006, two prospectors, joint owners of unpermitted mining claims in San Bernardino County, California, were confronted by the County Tax Collector with stiff taxes amounting to hundreds of dollars for the “possessory right” to own mining claims in that county.
World stock markets recovered from the brink of catastrophe to post sterling performances, based in large part on a one-half percent reduction in the Fed Funds rate enacted by the Federal Reserve Board.
...the government has acknowledged in court that it can't provide some account holders...with basic information about their money.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
For a time uranium was more popular with prospectors than gold, but this is no longer true, and it has been decades since it was common to see individuals armed with Geiger counters out in the field.
Vice President Al Gore should cease all participation in the Clinton administration's proposal to ban roads and other development in 43 million acres of roadless forests, two GOP committee chairmen say.
The new plan approved by the FS says water for drilling at Dog Bone Ridge will now come from Beaver Creek rather than Coral Creek. The agency also said Excellon has added several monitoring sites associated with Dog Bone Ridge.
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