A Treatise on the Federal Corporation Tax Law: Including Therein a Commentary on the Act Itself, an Appendix Containing the Text of the Act, All Rules and Regulations of the Treasury Department, Relating in Any Way to the Act; Text of All Laws Relating to the Collection, Remission and Refund of Internal Revenue; Text Applicable to the Administration of the Federal Corporation Tax Law, and Opinions of the Attorney-general Bearing Upon the Meaning of the Act

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M. Bender, 1911 - Corporation law - 321 pages
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Considers the corporation tax provisions of the Payne Tariff Act of 1909.
 

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Page 154 - ... shall be a lien in favor of the United States upon all property and rights to property, whether real or personal, belonging to such person.
Page 263 - A corporation is an artificial being, invisible, intangible, and existing only in contemplation of law. Being the mere creature of law, it possesses only those properties which the charter of its creation confers upon it, either expressly or as incidental to its very existence.
Page 307 - No suit or proceeding shall be maintained in any court for the recovery of any internal-revenue tax alleged to have been erroneously or illegally assessed or collected, or of any penalty claimed to have been collected without authority, or of any sum alleged to have been excessive or in any manner wrongfully collected...
Page 89 - ... all losses actually sustained within the year and not compensated by insurance or otherwise, including a reasonable allowance for depreciation of property, if any, and in the case of insurance companies the sums other than dividends, paid within the year on policy and annuity contracts and the net. addition, if any, required by law to be made within the year to reserve funds...
Page 306 - The Commissioner of Internal Revenue, subject to regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, is authorized to remit, refund, and pay back all taxes erroneously or illegally assessed or collected, all penalties collected without authority, and all taxes that appear to be unjustly assessed or excessive in amount, or in any manner wrongfully collected...
Page 23 - Columbia, shall be subject to pay annually a special excise tax with respect to the carrying on or doing business by such corporation, joint stock company or association, or insurance company, equivalent to one per centum upon the entire net income over and above five thousand dollars received by it from all sources during such year...
Page 34 - The result is a conviction that the states have no power, by taxation or otherwise, to retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control the operations of the constitutional laws enacted by Congress to carry into execution the powers vested in the general government.
Page 115 - ... operating under the lodge system, and providing for the payment of life, sick, accident, and other benefits to the members of such societies, orders or associations and dependents of such members, nor to domestic building and loan associations, nor to cemetery companies, organized and operated exclusively for the mutual benefit of their members...
Page 32 - Amendment, that no State shall deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws, was not intended to prevent a State from adjusting its system of taxation in all proper and reasonable ways.
Page 45 - All laws should receive a sensible construction. General terms should be so limited in their application as not to lead to injustice, oppression, or an absurd consequence. It will always, therefore, be presumed that the legislature intended exceptions to its language, which would avoid results of this character. The reason of the law in such cases should prevail over its letter.

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