TAXATION: A Suitable Suit

A furor in the business world over the publication of the amounts of income tax payments made by individuals and corporations came to a head, and the doctor was sent for with his lancet.

Attorney General Stone hastened to Washington, was confronted with the two apparently conflicting passages in the law:

Section 257 (b) directs that Collectors of Internal Revenue "shall cause to be prepared and made available to public inspection" names and addresses of all tax payers with the tax paid by each person.

Section 1018 (re├źnacting...

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