Taxation of Governmental Securities and Salaries: Hearings Before the Special Committee on Taxation of Governmental Securities and Salaries, United States Senate, Seventy-sixth Congress, First Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 303 (75th Congress) a Resolution Establishing a Special Committee on the Taxation of Governmental Securities and Salaries

Considers legislation to submit state and local bonds and salaries to Federal taxation, and Government securities and salaries to state taxation.

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Página 503 - Income derived from any public utility or the exercise of any essential governmental function and accruing to any State, Territory, or the District of Columbia, or any political subdivision of a State or Territory, or income accruing to the government of any possession of the United States, or any political subdivision thereof.
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Página 252 - Neither the credit nor the money of the State shall be given or loaned to or in aid of any association, corporation or private undertaking. This section shall not, however, prevent the Legislature from making such provision for the education and support of the blind, the deaf and dumb, and juvenile delinquents, as to it may seem proper. Nor shall it apply to any fund or property now held, or which may hereafter be...
Página 232 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my official seal the day and year first above written.
Página 499 - A complete power, therefore, to procure a regular and adequate supply of it, as far as the resources of the community will permit, may be regarded as an indispensable ingredient in every constitution. From a deficiency in this particular, one of two evils must ensue : either the people must be subjected to continual plunder as a substitute for a more eligible mode of supplying the public wants, or the government must sink into a fatal atrophy, and, in a short course of time, perish.
Página 75 - But when a State taxes the operations of the government of the United States, it acts upon institutions created, not by their own constituents, but by people over whom they claim no control. It acts upon the measures of a government created by others as well as themselves, for the benefit of others in common with themselves. The difference is that which always exists, and always must exist, between the action of the whole on a part, and the action of a part on the whole — between the laws of a...
Página 699 - It is but a decent respect due to the wisdom, the integrity, and the patriotism of the legislative body, by which any law is passed, to presume in favor of its validity, until its violation of the constitution is proved beyond all reasonable doubt.
Página 402 - January, nineteen hundred, there shall be assessed, levied, collected, and paid annually upon the gains, profits, and income, received in the preceding calendar year by every citizen of the United States, whether residing at home or abroad...
Página 252 - No moneys shall ever be paid out of the Treasury of this State, or any of its funds, or any of the funds under its management, except in pursuance of an appropriation by law...

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