Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on February 20, 1941 · Page 3
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96 3-1111 JJW Inducts 50 Trainees ,' . T ta Juan S. Baca and Ig"! M Lucero, Holhrook; Evert '«,,htt and AlbertB. Lopr-z. Jr- H " Forrest B. Dickey. Thomas " Ernesto L Pnrires. M-Triton rneso . '• M teL Alvarez. Thomas Skali- ""robert M. Ecton. Albert H. "' * Don E. Messmore. Aueus- 3 °f Bu??uel, Charles E Swind 0. Gutierrez. Ramon and Manuel C. Mar; George LK me. Ros- Albert L. Meyers. Arizona selective accepted into at state induction yesterday as the induction period riod will Mon- Date O/ Thurman Hearing Reset Prpliminary hearing for Edmond ; Burke Thurman. former chief accountant for the Salt. River Vallev Watrr Users Association, on a grand theft charge in connection with em-- hezzlement nf approximately 525-' nnn in association funds, was con'-; tinued yesterday to 10 a m March 5. Thurman was permitted further liherty under S3.000 bond. He is Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Thursday Morning, February 20, 1941 -Out Of America's Pockethook rage Three fj Bureau Expects Little Money From New Income Taxpayers take into account the fact that in; one kind or another last year. i .y >OTE: If you haven't figured out jour Income tai under the. nei IS i * i? ly .IT 5 " u * • iolt - "'• "• n«CTd«!e (ells of It! working In this fourtl of »l\ dally stories on the national tai picture. Tomorrow: Mlscellaneou» am excise i axes.) iiirth id „. . October 29, hut _„_- tion officials said he pointed out on the books items he believed he em- "almost exactly treasury, and asked why the gov- J!J --' ' up the in- : n. « fc .iangford and \\ ill mm A. to Cottomvood; Ygnacio C. * Antaiio; Chris Minderman. - Thurman M. Lai ham. 'ttrl W. Smith and £ « L Miller, Casa Grande; SM.Todd.Eloy; Frank G. Brownstoivn. \\ash.; Lowdermilk. Glen .; Woodrow Carreker, x.; Frank H. Standifird. Jack Standifird and Gyll' Sttndifird. Chloride; Jerome iff Rufus Baha and Frank masaev, Whiteriver; VerlLs O.! "^Freestone, Tex.: Merle , asu la,Seligman: Alword C. Skin' Buckeye; Elmer McGraw, filton- Frank M. Lara, Cortaro: nJred L. Maki. Superior; Domoti- jj Quiroz, Sonora; Walter Har,. ^ Roy Hask. San Carlos, and in S Wilraynski, Yuma. _ - o Discovering a case of bigamy his official duties, a zeal-i hezzlert totaling S->5,000." , An audit 1o determine accurately ernment did not step up the the shortage had not been com- come lax a littlc mor e. pieteri yesterday, an official said. "Most people would he glad Hearing will be in East Phoenix' *° Pay a little more than the Precinct Justice Court. new law calls for." he said. o i "I fifrure that I could pay a hundred or so dollars more than I paid last year." "Have you read the new law?" asked Sullivan, who has a penchant for directness. "Yes." "How much did you pay last year?" The man told him. Sullivan did some quick calculating. "Can you afford to pay, say, SfiOO more than you did last year?" The man shook his head. "That would he pretty stiff," he said. "Then you'd better start figuring;," Sullivan told him. "That's about what you will have to pay." WASHINGTON. Feb. 19— (AP>— The man who is a little hazy, about the new income tax law hasn't anything to be ashamed of.i Many tax experts are in the same fix. ! One of them—an adviser for a corporation—dropped in a few! days ago to see John L. Sullivan, the assistant secretary of the! better than two thirds of the states! of the United States there is an! , M } °' the returns are * " Danish Vessel Charter Slated NEW YORK. Feb. 19—(API- Shippers said today negotiations were "practically complete" for the charter by five American firms of 3S Danish ships tied up in this roun- 1 try since Germany invaded Den- ; mark. \ These ships, under the plan work-1 ed out. will fly the Danish fla" I will be manned by Danish crews' and will operate only from the U. S < to South America,' Australia and the Far East. , Danish ships totaling more than (Who do. pay will turn in an average of about seven dollars each. iFor the 514,000,000 here the treas- iury figures to get $64.000,000 from |the new tax pressure on the upper levels of the normal taxpavers 'and .$177.000,000 from surtax [changes. The rest will come from jthe business pick-up which has lifted incomes. Up the line a little, along the lov . tax schedule. Here, too, the 10 per icent earned income tax deduction amounts to considerable. But when the income climbs up toward the surtax levels, there are no more deductions to hide behind; they have all been worn threadbare. Not more than $14,000 of income is considered as earned and after a man gets well into thc surtax field the upper stacks of his income lose this shield. Thus, the man who has from $3,000 to 54,000 of taxable income will get a fairly straight lift in Ills taxes from the S500 exemption cut. The first S2.000 of taxable income that he has above thc $4,000 draws a four per cent surtax, plus the four I per cent normal. From this noint, the tax steps - - added to the federal tax before the! amounts are comparable. The Brit-l ish income tax .is paid to the central government and is not duplicated locally. Even after that fact: is allowed for. the British taxi stands well above any combination: of state and federal mcome taxes! that can be mustered, particularly! in the lower and middle levels. ; On the corporation side of the) income picture, the laws of last year applied two new layers of taxes. The June tax law raised the the one in New York in which a man deducted so much amusement tax that the auditor, after a liberal calculation in favor of the taxpayer, figured that if the man had used that many tickets, he would have had to spend every hour of every day of the year in a theater. Businesses are required to re-j port to the bureau the amounts they have paid employees during the preceding year. The names on 'home, I'll be ruined," he said. i The collector checked his files land found the man had been a i good taxpayer in the past. He told him: 1 "You bring the money in when iyou can. I'll see that no notices go i to your home." scale of 12 V* to 16 per cesst to one of 14.85 to 1S.7 per cent. The same law lifted the tax on corporation earnings of more than $25,000 a year from 38 per cent to 20.9 per cent. A month or so later, the ex. cess profits law elevated it to 24 per cent. The British taxis 42 V< per cent. Up the line in both countries, the excess profits tax picks up' extra earnings. In America, it takes part of them; in Great Britain, all. Neither business nor the .ver fringes of the old income ..- _.. «^^ u ,. t .. jtax groups, the treasury expects'^wiftly from the 1933 levels. Thei jto find more deductions than it! ol ?Se.st increase hits those persons! - — -— «.„ .,..« lhad last year. Those who paid a :with between S20.000 and SBS.OOOjsoned taxpayer will do any differ-i Ilittle tax rather than bother abouti of -income on which to pay surtax, lent this year than usual. They! I figuring out deductions for char- At around the S50.000 level, they will follow the usual process of! jities, state and admission .taxes, have as much as a 13 per cent tax filling out their returns and get-i 'disasters, bad debts or thefts wiljiincrease over last year. In the in-jting them in by March 15 in the! !hunt them up under the stiffer! com e stratosphere, between S100,- case of individual taxes. Many of. I 1000 and 55,000,000-plus. there was'them will visit their bank or the ; no change. Already the govern-j collector's office to have government was taking from 62 to 79! men t tax experts help them fill rates on corporation, earnings of. these lists are passed along to the less than _ 525,000 a year from * proper offices so that these salaries may be checked against the! returns. If a taxable salary shows' up and no return comes in, the bureau finds out why. The bureau has broad powers toi tie up a man's property legally! for nonpayment of taxes, but it| closes up as few businesses as pos-| sible on the theory that when it (closes a business it loses a taxpayer. It can be human, too. j Witness the man whose wife i • handled the household fin- ! ances. She gave him the ; money to pay his income tax. ] But he stayed too long at a bar and then was terrified at the thought of what his wife would say when she learned PRUNING TIME We Have a Complete Stock of Garden Tools. IW.WNBUIM FREE PARKING NEXT DOOR enue collector. "If you send a bill to me at spectacular but doa,'™ tneT^ LinV^o±M7^' p"« ?' -venuo-produc: C:™.H^^ e lshrandt-.ssoo.000.000 more in individual and agents for; corporation income taxes this year jthan it did last. Of this. 5330- r^ "employe "of '.he Bra- A canary and"a~t^That were^xeT *'"' ™™ '""" individual jn|overnment reported it and among the things offered at a I But three of everv five who file F&charged for violation of Red Cross sale in Buenos Aires,! ret urns in the ^incomecroup Argentina. , wi]1 pav no faxf , s -php (wo m j]]j on sen-Moller Line. Danish shins. SENTENCE SERMONS By THE REV. ROY L. SMITH Everyone Is— —To blame for the things he continues to think about. —As happy as his own spirit will permit him to be. —Free to choose the ideas he associates with. -Guilty if he allows jealousy to run his life. -Doomed who gives hospitality to the spirit of envy. — Hopeless who ceases to believe in himself. -Sure of happiness if he gives it awav. per cent of all income above those notches. A comparison of the tax a mar- out the blanks. Even in the internal revenue bureau, many employees go down to get. this free ried person without children would aic ' in filling out their returns. have paid during the World War 'Most members of congress do like- under the 1930 and 1940 acts and iwise. under the British income taxes The experts who give this help shows: ' • • •• - • • Tax- World able War Income Peak ?1 .200 n 2.1x10 o 2.r>no so 4.nnn 120 B.non 3.30 200.00(1 101.030 SPRING! A combination of 7 proved ingredients that every dog needs 1939 o n n 44 24S 95.344 Spring! Spring! beautiful Spring! When nature's bells'go tlng-a-llng. Young and old, just like the dove Follow fanrlen with thought? of love. Spring ;,tart» Friday, February 21»t. While '3011 are busily engaged in spring house, . •-> • j cleaning give us a buzz to renovate your old! jare deputies Of the bureau who i piano! This pan be done for very little—j j study tax regulations continually j ;•"' ™«>' n '.' • v ""' 1 ' '"y '" lrai1 ' ," '" '"' » in cohrtrtlc- ~,nA tu» A ..»u nm..*A (beautiful tooen modern Spinet! V>e give iom o -.- u schools and through corre-, ,,„, ra , „„„„.„„„, „„ , ral ,e-ii,s „„« arr , p , 1940 Brit ish ispondence courses. During the rest'around &i per 11 70 3i« 112.199 of All income tax comparisons with! Great Britain, however, should! ... the year, they are tracking! %A/U«.Al U^ Bi**mm'9 j^idown non-filers and checking the WTllCITi™nO liQIlO' nSiinrS. i^^.r^nnn^.v^'S'''' 8 "^'"--^" "• ™"~ F "" EXIX 153.0B3 ^^^^^^^^^^ IDEAL LABELS IDEAL GIFTS Men/ A Sure-Fire SELLOUT of 4,000 Shirts! BOSTON STORE'S s em i -Annual VULB Reg. 1.5O, 1.65 1.95 Qualities! •WITH ATTACHED WRINKLE-FREE COLLARS • ALL WOVEN PATTERNS-NO PRINTS • Ml CHARACTERIZED BY FINE TAILORING • EVERY SHIRT IS SANFORIZED SHRUNK •• FABRICS ARE GUARANTEED COLOR FAST •MANY WITH THE NEW SOFT COLLARS •HIGH LUSTER WHITE BROADCLOTH WITH LIFE-LONG COLLAR Months ago we contracted for these shirts—agreeing to give the shirtmaker business during his slack season in return for $1.50 to 51.95 shirts to sell for 51.00. And he complied! «.. with fabrics usually found only in shirts selling at these higher prices .. . and with expensive details and tailoring that met our exacting specifications. All fresh, new, just 'Unpacked! Dozens of smart new patterns, whites, plain colors. COME EARLY Thursday and buy an all-spring WPPly of shirts made to sell for $1.50 to $1.95! Lustrous white and colored broadcloths. Handsome jacquard patterned broadcloths, clipped figures, checks and multi-tones. Woven madras in a variety of colors. Oxford cloth shirts, attached soft collars. 5 types of popular collars. Stripes, plaids, slub weaves, plain and jacquard weaves. Sizes 131/2 to 19. Sleeves 32 to 35. r . \r , \^ v^ \$pr ^ important-Man's Shop Open At 8:00 A. M. During This Sale! MAN'S SHOP MAIN FLOOR Infinite Variety in New 9 "swoit you in fhe. Boston Store's complete showing of the. season's smartest and most interesting weaves in rayon and silk. Below'we' present three of the most outstanding fabrics. . . - "Service Symbol" Prints Boston Store — Phoenix Exclusive J-.tf if Yard 13 different insignia of the armed forces used as designs on -lovely colored grounds, and with permission of tha United States Government. Medical Corps, Navy Boatswain's Mate, Army Signal Corps are- a few. Authentic colors on spring background shades, and navy. 39-inch washable Enlca rayon crepe. "Adam's Rib" A New Rayon with unusual surface interest 9 «f C Yard Boston Store — Phoenix Exclusive Exciting new ribbed effect that lends itself to firm, nonchalant draping in sportswear. A really new fabric outstanding because it has easy sewing qualities. Wide and stimulating color range. 3? inches wide. Mallinson & Heller Prints in Celanese and Rayon Jersey ••••«**J Yard These bold, colorful screen prints on quality fersey male dramatic frocks and lounging apparel. Graceful draping qualities add flattery to your garments. All-over floral and multi-colors. Mallinson's jersey, 42 inches wide. Also woven multi-color stripes, 54 inches, wide. Matching plain colors. 54-inches wide 1.00 A Box of LUX FREE with every dress length purchased this week. Consult Miss Sloan the LUX washability expert on the care of fine fabrics. She will be in our Fabrics Section all ^his week. FABRICS—MAIN FLOOR i I

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