Foreign News: Income Tax Publicity

Last week, the Italian Treasury published a list of income taxpayers and the incomes on which they pay taxes. The yowl that went up was commensurate with that which was heard in the U. S. last October (TiME Nov. 3).

The largest income was one of 3,000,000 lire (about $150,000), on which a rubber manufacturer paid tribute to the Treasury. Surgeons have the largest incomes among the professional classes; lawyers, composers and notaries average second; dentists and cinema actors come third; novelists, vaudeville artists and physicians, architects and sculptors come next in decreasing...

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