[TowerTalk] Towers Taxed as real property-need help
Wed, 22 Apr 1998 22:10:28 -0400
I don't know if this will help but I just purchased a used US Tower
TX489mdpl from the widow of a silent key down here in Florida. She was
selling the tower in preparation for marketing the home for sale. It
would be worth your while to search deja-news as well as the ART and
Yellow Sheets for used tower sales. It is far easier to buy a used tower
than to purchase a used deck or screen porch. Towers are without a doubt
personal property unless they are a broadcast station fixture.
Ed Gray W0SD wrote:
> I am need of data to prove that amateur radio tower are typically moved and
> are not a part of the real estate sale of your house and property. The
> State of South Dakota is trying to tax my amateur radio towers as real
> property and this data would be extremely helpful for our cause.
> Would you please e-mail me direct and tell me the following:
> I. How many times have you sold your house and your amateur towers were
> moved off and were not a part of the real estate sale.
> II. How many times have you sold your house and your amateur tower were NOT
> moved off and WERE a part of your real estate sale. Obviously
> ignore(leave) out sales to other amateurs.
> III. For how many of these sales were two or more towers involved for
> either question I or II. The number
> of towers involved would be helpful!
> Thank you & I will summarize the results.
> 73, Ed-W0SD
> Ed Gray
> Rt. 2, Box 151
> Salem, SD 57058-9110 USA
> 605 425 2242 office
> 605 425 2787 office
> 605 425 3144 office FAX
> 605 425 2354 home
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