Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1883-1896 (2)--Original Data, 1896-1939. Data Is Listed In Source As "Budget De L'Etat" And Is Called "Timbre Debits Non Sujet Decimes, Special, Quittances, Recus Et Cheques." Three Figures For 1896 Are Given In The 1897 Source And Are On A Higher Level. The Tax Was Raised In July 1920. The Rate Was Changed In April 1924. Beginning In August 1925 Data Cover Only Checks And Bank Transfers ("Vierements"). In March 1933 The Tax Was Raised From 20 To 50 Centimes. Only Quarterly Data Are Available For April-June, 1934. Source: Ministere De Finance, Bulletin De Statistique De Legislation Comparee
This NBER data series m15015b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter15.html.
NBER Indicator: m15015b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Tax On Receipts and Checks for France [M1515BFRM410NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M1515BFRM410NNBR/, October 7, 2015.