The gross revenue of all the states is estimated at 24 millions sterling.
Revenue is derived principally from customs duties, direct taxation being light.
The revenue from stamps includes as its chief items the returns from stamped paper, stamps on goods traffic, securities and share certificates and receipts and cheques..
The state revenue is derived mainly from a general property tax, licence taxes levied on various businesses and occupations, a collateral inheritance tax and a capitation tax.
The revenue, £190,000 of which is drawn from the state domains, stands at about £480,000 a year.