Hearings on Internal-revenue Revision: Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives : Together with Certain Portions of the Proceedings of the Committee in Executive Session : Indexed

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Page 82 - Every tax ought to be so contrived as both to take out and to keep out of the pockets of the people as Little as possible, over and above what it brings into the public treasury of the state.
Page 196 - ... reasonably required and actually expended for the support during the settlement of the estate of those dependent upon the decedent, as are allowed by the laws of the jurisdiction, whether within or without the. United States, under which the estate is being administered...
Page 82 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities ; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
Page 189 - That for the purpose of the tax the value of the net estate shall be determined — (a) In the case of a resident, by deducting from the value...
Page 165 - An Act to provide capital for agricultural development, to create standard forms of investment based upon farm mortgage, to equalize rates of interest upon farm loans, to furnish a market for United States bonds, to create Government depositaries and financial agents for the United States, and for other purposes.
Page 224 - Wiley, then chief of the Bureau of Chemistry of the United States Department of Agriculture, and the members of the so-called "Referee Board,
Page 197 - The amount of all bequests, legacies, devises, or transfers, to or for the use of the United States, any State, Territory, any political subdivision thereof, or the District of Columbia, for exclusively public purposes, or to or for the use of any corporation organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes...
Page 221 - ... upon all unfermented grape juice. ginger ale. root beer, sarsaparilla, pop, artificial mineral waters (carbonated or not carbonated), other carbonated waters or beverages, and other soft drinks, sold by the manufacturer, producer, or importer, in bottles or other closed containers, a tax equivalent to 10 per centum of the price for which so sold...
Page 165 - Civic leagues or organizations not organized for profit but operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare...
Page 23 - ... their happiness and acquire and enjoy property; that they should have like access to the courts of the country for the protection of their persons and property, the prevention and redress of wrongs, and the enforcement of contracts; that no impediment should be interposed to the pursuits of...

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