Mar. 9, 1809

“Ordinance of Special Taxation for Jews” issued by the Court Chamber [Present-day Austria]: “[…] ‘Synagogues’ 1) Approval of a synagogue […] the first time: 2,000 fl. and after that annually 100 fl.; ‘Jewish Burial’ 2) Approval of a Jewish Burial […] 2,000 fl. [initially] and after that 100 fl.; ‘Prayer at home without a Torah’: 3) Approval, that a Jew may pray at home without a Torah, annually 24 fl.; ‘Prayer at home with a Torah’: 4) Approval for home prayer with a Torah, annually 50 fl.; ‘Freight forwarder/Carrier/Hauler’ (‘Speditionär’) or Court-banker/financier (“Hoffactor”); 5) Court freight forwarder or Court-Banker: 100 Duc.; 6) Not only are these approvals subject to [special] taxation, but also others, not mentioned here […]”
Beyträge zur Politischen Gesetzeskunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate. Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrenreich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim); Erster Band. (Wien; 1821) (Contributions to the Political Jurisprudence in the Austrian Imperial State. Volume I; Edited/Published by Johann Ludwig Ehrenreich (Count of Barth-Barthenheim)); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 12/9/2017