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REVENUE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

As applied to the income of a government, this is a broad and general term, including all public moneys which the state collects and receives, from whatever source and in whatever manner. U. S. v. Bromley, 12 How. 99, 13 L. Ed. 905; State v. School Fund Com’rs, 4 Kan. 208; Fletcher v. Oliver, 25 Ark. 295. It also designates the income of an individual or private corporation.


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