LABOR: And Now, Taxes

When Teamster Boss Dave Beck got around to figuring out his 1950 income tax, he asked for and got an extension beyond the March 15, 1951 filing deadline. Last week Beck's 60 days of grace ironically backfired, for they had extended as well the six-year period in which the Federal Government could move against him for tax evasion. Hurrying to meet a May 15 deadline of its own, the Justice Department, capping a three-year Internal Revenue Service investigation, accused the pudgy pride of Seattle of evading $56,000 in 1950 taxes.

In Tacoma, Wash., after deliberating three hours,...

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