Test Legality of Fishing Tax May 20 1952 Leonard Destin

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Test Legality of Fishing Tax May 20 1952 Leonard Destin - by cam- party 10:30 p.m.; after ap-1 of S95. y...
by cam- party 10:30 p.m.; after ap-1 of S95. y . Collins : attend j of sue Campaign it's in by confer possible. by Test Legality of Fishing Boat Tax Suit Is Filed for Oestin Operator Suit contesting the legality of a federal transportation t a x on pleasure fishing boats operating on the Gulf Coast was filed today in Pensacola by Panama City and Destin attorneys. The suit wa.s filed on behalf of Leonard Destin, a Destin boat operator. operator. W. G. Cornett. Panama City attorney, attorney, said that the suit would challenge the collection of a transportation transportation tax on pleasure fishing craft in every Gulf Coast state except Louisiana for the years 1948 through 1950. David W. Palmer is the Destin attorney associated with the case. Fishing boats were specifically excluded from the tax by congressional congressional action in 1951. Cornett said that under an administrative administrative ruling in 1948. boat owners had been assessed a 20 percent federal transportation tax "the same as railroads and air lines, even though the boatmen s business is fishing and not trans-1 portation." ; Destin paid a total of S61.41 taxi during the 1948-1950 period. He is I to the the federal court to refund

Clipped from Panama City News-Herald20 May 1952, TuePage 1

Panama City News-Herald (Panama City, Florida)20 May 1952, TuePage 1
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