FIRST CHROLD CORPORATION v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE

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United States Supreme Court

FIRST CHROLD CORPORATION v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, (1939)

No. 385

Argued:     Decided: January 6, 1939

January 30, 1939

Mr. John E. McClure, of Washington, D.C., for petitioner.

Messrs. Robert H. Jackson, Sol. Gen., James W. Morris, Asst. Atty. Gen., and Sewall Key, Paul A. Freund, and Morton K. Rothschild, Sp. Assts. to Atty. Gen., for respondent.

Mr. Justice ROBERTS delivered the opinion of the Court.

This case presents the same question as that involved in No. 328, Helvering v. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 306 U.S. 110 , 59 S.Ct. 423, 83 L.Ed. --, decided this day. Certiorari was granted because of a conflict in the decisions below. 305 U.S. 589 , 59 S.Ct. 146, 83 L.Ed. --. The statutory provision under which this case arises is Section 22(a) of the Revenue Act of 1932, 26 U.S.C.A. 22(a), which is the same as the corresponding section of the Revenue Act of 1928, 26 U.S.C.A. 22(a). The regulations, original and amended, have the same relation to this controversy as to that in No. 328. The Board of Tax Appeals sustained a determination of a deficiency in the petitioner's tax for the calendar year 1933 and the Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the Board's ruling. 1  

For the reasons given in No. 328 the judgment must be

Reversed.

Footnotes

[ Footnote 1 ] 8 Cir., 97 F.2d 22.[ First Chrold Corporation v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue 306 U.S. 117 (1939) ]

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