TAXATION: Refunds

Secretary Mellon gave the Ways and Means Committee an accounting of $151,885,415 in refunds for overcollections in taxes. The refunds were for the year July, 1924, to June, 1925. Of the total, $17,777,642 was because of the 25% flat tax rebate granted a year and a half ago. Those receiving substantial refunds were:

California Wine Co...........$1,050,410

Pennsylvania Coal Co .........1,041,019

John D. Rockefeller ..........457,370

Andrew W. Mellon..............404,871

William Wrigley Jr ............37,056

Thomas W. Lament ...............9,710

Frank Woolworth Estate ........66,359

T. Jefferson Coolidge Estate..762,070

British-American Tobacco Co...299,410

Alfred G. Vanderbilt Estate ...12,800

Vacuum Oil Co.................121,755...

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