National Affairs: Treasury Proposal


A bald-browed beagle baying on the trail of income tax evaders was Henry Morgenthau Jr. last week. The Acting Secretary of the Treasury announced that henceforth all important cases brought before the Board of Tax Appeals would be inspected by him personally. From now on, he continued, the Treasury would go to law to recover tax deficiencies instead of accepting compromises out of court.

First victim of the Treasury's crackdown was a man whose trial had been eagerly sought by the Department of Justice, under the personal orders of the U. S....

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