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Page 65 - Taxpayers who buy and sell or hold securities for investment or speculation, irrespective of whether such buying or selling constitutes the carrying on of a trade or business, and officers of corporations and members of partnerships who in their individual capacities buy and sell securities, are not dealers in securities within the meaning of this rule.
Page 64 - Salvage value must be taken into account in determining the depreciation deduction either by a reduction of the amount subject to depreciation or by a reduction in the rate of depreciation, but in no event shall an asset (or an account) be depreciated below a reasonable salvage value.
Page 76 - BLESSED are the poor in spirit: for their's is the kingdom of heaven. BLESSED are they that mourn : for they shall be comforted.
Page 96 - Cicero practised as the means of forensic success, requires to be imitated by all who study any subject in order to arrive at the truth. He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
Page 66 - A, the names and addresses of all persons owning stock in the corporation at any time during the taxable year, the number of shares of stock owned by each shareholder at all times during the taxable year, the amount of money and other property distributed by the corporation during the taxable year to each shareholder, the date of each such distribution, and such other information...
Page 93 - ... more detailed account, but the essentials are before the House, and although there is shade as well as light in this picture, I feel that we have every reason to be satisfied with the outcome of this fierce and memorable naval encounter. Later Mr. Churchill rose again in the House of Commons to add: I do not know whether I might venture, with great respect, to intervene for one moment. I have just received news that the Bismarck is sunk.
Page 9 - ... 4. CORRECT a. Is the accuracy of all factual information beyond question? b. Are all statements in strict conformity with policies? c. Is the letter free from : (1) Grammatical errors, (2) spelling errors, (3) misleading punctuation? 5. APPROPRIATE IN TONE a. Is the tone calculated to bring about the desired response? b. Is the tone calculated to build or protect good will?
Page 95 - The words used should be the most expressive that the language affords, provided that they are the most generally understood. Nothing should be expressed in two words that can be as well expressed in one ; that is, no...
Page 99 - One of Confucius' most famous sayings is that "a man who has made a mistake and doesn't correct it is making another mistake.
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