U.S. At War: You Can't Win

To employes who think they can beat the withholding tax by making their bosses foot the bill (TIME, Aug. 2), New York's Collector of Internal Revenue coldly delivered an oh-no-you-don't. Said Collector Joseph T. Higgins: To the Treasury, an unmarried $40-a-week worker who bludgeons his boss into paying the $6.60 withholding tax automatically becomes a $46.60-a-week man, must report $343 additional income next March, pay at least $68 tax on it.


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