TAXATION: Twelve for Justice

Twelve of the Board of Tax Appeals, which has been created by the new Revenue Act, assembled together for the first time. Garrard B. Winston, Under Secretary of the Treasury, and Acting Secretary in Mr. Mellon's absence, addressed them with pellucid words. He told the Board what was expected of it.

Until the present time, he explained, when a case that was at all doubtful came before the Revenue Bureau, it was decided against the taxpayer. The Bureau could not decide against itself and then bring suit against the taxpayer. So the poor taxpayer had to pay the assessment, just...

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