TAXES: Relief in Sight

As the drive for tax reductions gathered momentum in Congress last week, the big question was: how about the individual income taxpayer? Up stepped Georgia's greying Walter George, the Senate's tax expert and Finance Committee chairman, with an answer. Said he: U.S. citizens might get an average cut of 15 to 18% in their 1946 income levies.

On the Republican side, Michigan's Arthur H. Vandenberg joined in: "I think there should be a ... degree of relief in personal taxes, not only in the confiscatory brackets at the top, but also in the mass brackets at the bottom. . ....

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