A-24839, NOVEMBER 27, 1928, 8 COMP. GEN. 275

A-24839: Nov 27, 1928

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WHERE THE STORAGE RATES ARE ON A MONTHLY BASIS. 928: I HAVE YOUR LETTER OF NOVEMBER 13. SUPPOSING A CAR WAS PUT IN STORAGE JUNE 10TH AND SOLD BY ME SEPTEMBER 2ND. WILL YOU PLEASE ADVISE ME JUST WHAT THE STORAGE WOULD BE ON THE ABOVE EXAMPLE. IN REPLY YOU ARE ADVISED THAT IN A CASE OF STORAGE AS SET FORTH IN YOUR REQUEST.

A-24839, NOVEMBER 27, 1928, 8 COMP. GEN. 275

STORAGE CHARGES - INTERMEDIATE PERIODS THIS DECISION PROPOUNDS A METHOD WHICH MAY BE USED IN DETERMINING STORAGE CHARGES FOR INTERMEDIATE PERIODS, OR FRACTIONAL PARTS OF A MONTH, WHERE THE STORAGE RATES ARE ON A MONTHLY BASIS.

ASSISTANT COMPTROLLER GENERAL GINN TO FRANK T. NEWTON, UNITED STATES MARSHAL, NOVEMBER 27, 928:

I HAVE YOUR LETTER OF NOVEMBER 13, 1928, WHICH READS:

ON ACCOUNT OF THE DIFFICULTY IN DERIVING AT THE METHOD OF FIGURING STORAGE IN THIS OFFICE, I RESPECTFULLY ASK YOUR ADVICE ON THE FOLLOWING:

"FOR EXAMPLE"--- A STORAGE HOUSE AGREES TO KEEP ALL SEIZED CARS AT THE RATE OF $5.00 PER MONTH PER CAR, AND SUPPOSING A CAR WAS PUT IN STORAGE JUNE 10TH AND SOLD BY ME SEPTEMBER 2ND.

WILL YOU PLEASE ADVISE ME JUST WHAT THE STORAGE WOULD BE ON THE ABOVE EXAMPLE, ALSO SHOWING THE METHOD USED.

IN REPLY YOU ARE ADVISED THAT IN A CASE OF STORAGE AS SET FORTH IN YOUR REQUEST, FROM JUNE 10 TO AUGUST 10 WOULD BE TWO MONTHS, AND FROM AUGUST 10 TO SEPTEMBER 2 (EXCLUDING THE LAST DAY) WOULD BE 23 DAYS (22 DAYS IN AUGUST AND 1 DAY IN SEPTEMBER). HENCE THE COMPUTATION WOULD BE 2-23/31 X $5 EQUALS $13.71.