Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on February 20, 1941 · Page 47
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3-1111 iy Inducts Trainees kinnre Arizona selective alnees were accepted into, AITOV flt flair induction! " .-•—,, yesterday as thr 1 induction period jriod will bopn Mon- inn list: S. Bar*, and IP. Holbrook; Evert HHnft and Albert. B.Lopr7...lr. B. Dickey. Thomas Date Of Thurman Hearing Reseti Preliminary hearing for Edmond! Burke Thurman. former chief accountant, for the Salt River Vall«v' Water Users Association, on a Brand' theft charge in connection with pm-i hezzlement of approximately $'>5000 in association funds, was continued yesterday to 10 a m March 5. Thurman was permitted further liberty under $3.000 bond. He is accused specifically of fraudulently funds last October 29, but association officials said he pointed out on the books items he believed he embezzled totaling " ' SlTi.OOO." -Arizona Republic, Phoenix, THursday Morning, February 20, 1941 -Out Of America's Pocketbook Page Three-Bureau Expects Little Money From New Income Taxpayers (t.DITfWS NOTE: If jnu havrn'l Mcured out your tncnmr t»x under thr. nmr Inn. lhl« nay clvr you „ J P |I. w. B . nnc»dale lell« of ll« n-nrklnn In this fourlh «f >l\ ilall.v ilorirs on the national lax picture. Tomorrow: Miscellaneous and excise taxes.) WASHINGTON, Feb. 19—(AD—The man who is a lit MR hazy rt . •• i Alvarez, Thomas ;-.k M. Ecton, Albert. . E. Messmorr. Angus- el, ChiirJr* K. Su-in- 0. Gutierrez. Ramon and Manuel r. -Mar- George L. Kins. Kos- M- Albert L. Meyers. -MWiuel Kisto, Sells; Har- 'jiSford and William A. fcttomvood: Ypnario C I, JUnado; Chris Mmderman, -e- Thurman M. Latham. 'Carl W. Smith and Miller, Casa Grande; . Todd. Elny; Frank G. Bnwnstown. Wash.; Lott-dermilk, Glen n.; Wondrmv Carreker, ex' Frank H. Standifird. Stanriifirri and Gyll tisr, Chloride; .lerome Rufus Baha and Frank Whiteriver; Verlis O. An audit to determine accurately the shortace had not been completed yesterday, an official said Hearing will be in East Phoenix Precinct Justice Court n ! Danish Vessel \ Charter Slated NEW YORK, Feb. 19—(API—j Shippers said today negotiations • were "practically complete" for the' charter by five American firms of "S Danish ships tied up in this coun- : try since Germany invaded Den- 1 mark. I These ships, under the plan work-' erl out, will fly the Danish fla^ i will he manned by Danish crews: and will operate only from the \T. s ' to South America, Australia and the Far East. j Danish ships totaling more than *?OO ArtO rrr-nff .A..*. 4 .- - .« " '" ' he S3me " X> ! e em ° lnem — an adviser for a corporation—dropped in a fpwl almost exactly days as ° to sec John L - Sullivan, the assistant secretary of the! - treasury, and asked why the gov- : .| ernment did not step up the income tax a little more. ".'Most people would he clad 1o pay a littlp more than thr new law rails for," he said. "I. figure that I could pay a hundred or so dollars more than I paid last year." "Have you read I IIP new law?" asked Sullivan, who has a penchant for directness. "Yes." "How much did you pay last year?" The man lold him. .Sullivan did snnte quirk calculating. "Can you afford to pay, say, $600 more than you did last year?" The man shook liis head. "That would he. pretty stiff," he said. "Then you'd boiler start fit- urine," Sullivan told him. "That's ahout what you will have to pay." who do pay will turn in an aver-i age of about seven dollars each.; For the 514.000,000 here the treas-j ury figures to get 56-1,000,000 from! the new tax pressure on the upper levels of the normal taxpayers! and SrT7.000.000 from surtax! changes. The rest will come from; the business pick-up which has; lifted incomes. j Up the line a little, along the; lower fringes of the old income: . . r t tax groups, the treasury expects swiftly from the 1939 levels. The find more deductions than it! biggest lax schedule. Here, too, the 10 per cent earned income tax deduction amounts to considerable. But when the income climbs "P toward the surtax levels, there are no more deductions to hide behind; they have all hccn worn threadbare. Not more, than $14,000 of income is considered as earned and after a man gets well into the surtax field the upper stacks of his income lose this shield. Thus, the man who has from 53,000 to St.OOO of laxablc in- romp will ce.t a fairly straight lift in his taxes from the $501) exemption cut. The first $2,000 of taxable income that he has above the S4.000 draws a four per cent surtax, plus the four per cent normal. From this point, the tax steps up • : '"- from the 1939 levels. The increase hits those persons take into account the fact that in one kind-or another last year. better than two thirds of the states! of the United States there is an income tax of varying size to bei added to the federal tax before the| amounts are comparable. The Brit-] ish income tax is paid to the cen-: tral government, and is not dupli-: cated locally. Even after that fact; is allowed for, the British tax; stands well above any combination! of state and federal income 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 ! rates on corporation earnings of lless than $25,000 a year from a i scale of 12 Vi to 16 per cent to one | of 14.85 to 18.7 per cent. The same law lifted the tax on corporation earnings of more than $25,000 a year from 18 per cent to 20.9 per cent. A month or so later, the excess profits law elevated it to 2t per cent. The British tax is 42 '/• per cent. Up the line in both countries, the excess profits tnx picks up extra earnings. In America, it takes part of them; in Great Britain, all. Neither business nor the sea- All of the returns are checked for errors and given a thorough going; over if anything seems out of order. Like the one in Xew 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-] port to the bureau the amounts! they have paid employees during' the preceding year. The names on| these lists are passed along to the proper offices so that these salaries may be checked against the home, I'll be ruined," he said. The collector checked his files 2 and found the man had been a ~ good taxpayer in the past. He • told him: "You bring the money in when — you can. I'll see that no notices go z to your home." i returns. If a taxable salary shows up and no return comes in, the; bureau finds out why. I The bureau has broad powers to. tie up a man's property legally: ]for nonpayment of taxes, but it jcloses up as few businesses as possible on the theory that when it closes a business it loses a tax- Ipayer. It can be human, too. I Witness the man whose wife handled the household finances. She gave him the money to pay his income tax. But he stayed too long at a bar and then was terrified at PRUNING TIME WR Have a Complete Stock of Garden Tools. I39W.WNBURDI ZONA- FREE PARKING NEXT DOOR A combination of 7 proved ingredients that every dog needs inaBaa, ju.r.1. Superior; Domotil| ,« Quiroz, Sonora; Walter Har-j wind Roy Mask, San Carlos, and '. |jhnS.Wilczynski, Yuma. — o I Diswvwing a case of bigamy hriM Ms official duties, a zeal-; ns census employe nf the Kra- jjhn covernment reported it and 1135 feharted for violation of !IB(. the la.v reached is $» Norfolk: ^^ttjSTVS ^^SK SE and Boston. , . . , . , ... Tines inier-octari ; < i. u Incd, was fairly spectacular but: Jjines interested in the ehartor!..i__.. . ,,t- nrodne ' tax :et and: | corporation income taxes this year than it did last. Of this. S3.10.- 4 ra n=^.~r"j" ~7 ~C . iOOO.OOO will come from individual A canary- and a top hat were taxes amonc the tilings offered 4! ,; But' three of every five who fil= in Buenos Aires, j rriurns in tho lovc-inrom" group 'will pay no taxes. The two million R"d Cross Argpntma. sal= SENTENCE SERMONS By THE REV. ROY L. SMITH Everyone Is— —To blame for thp 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 nf happiness if he gives it away. no change. Already the govern-jcollector's office to have government. t. was takLng from 62" to 7n|ment. tax experts help them fill; C D D I III per cent of all income above those]out the blanks. Even in the in-] J f |\ | |l| • notches. Iternal revenue bureau, many em-; A comparison of the (ax a mar-iP'oyP p s xn down to get this free , ried person without children would have paid during the World War. under the 1939 and 1940 acts and i under the British income taxes : shows: Tax- World able War Income Peak si.cno o 2.000 n 1939 n n 1910 British 4.000 120 11 ti 70 24B aid in filling out their returns. Most members of congress do likewise. The experts who give this help are deputies of the bureau who study • tax regulations continually in schools and through Spring Spring! hpa'rW'- 1 ' Sprmz! Wnpn naturr'* hrlH sn Mn3-a-lin;. Yoiine and old, just like tho dove Follow fanrlc* with thoughts ot lovp. Sprins §tart.<i Friday, February 21st. While >ou am husily engaged In spring housecleaning cive us a Imzz to renovate yfiur old piano! This can be done for very little— anil maybe you'd tike to trade it In for a beautiful toned modern Spinet! We civej corre- liberal allowances on trade-ins and accept! DOG FOCI .......... _ _____ .............................. ,., Courses. During the rest around S.» per month on the difference. ---- -- -- _- _ of the year, they are tracking | down non-filers and checking the s ~,; returns that, are filed. They. KEDF.WII r'.< s.nno v.o ?4? ?,IK J.SIB:brought in $96,000.000 of taxes of AH income tax comparisons with Great. Britain, however, should What!-No Piano? -J-22 W. WASH., I'HOKXIX IDEAL LABELS FOR IDEAL GIFTS Men/ A Sure-Fire SELLOUT of 4,000 Shirts! BOSTON STORE'S Semi-Annual Reg. 1.50, 1.65 and 1.95 Qualities! ||% • WITH ATTACHED WRINKLE-FREE COLURS • AU WOVEN PATTERNS-NO PRINTS • ALL 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 \vo ronlraHed for Ihcsc shirts—agreeing to give the shirtmaker business during his slack season in return for $1.50 to 51.95 shirts to sell for $1.00. And he complied! •.. with fabrics usuaJly 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 supply 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. Important-Man's Shop Open At 8:00 A. M. During This Sale! MAN'S SHOP MAIN FLOOR Infinite Variety in New •= <: awoit you in the Boston Store's complete showing of the season's smartest and most interesting weaves in rayon and silk. Below wa present three of .the most outstanding fabrics. ii Service Symbol" Prints Boston Store — Phoenix Exclusive 13 different insignia of the armed fprces used as designs en lovely colored grounds, and with permission of th« 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 Enka rayon crepe. 4 "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 Yard These bold, colorful screen prints on quality jersey makfr 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 Y^, A Box of with every dress length purchased this week. Consult Miss Sloan the LUX washability expert on the cars of fina fabrics. She will be in our Fabrics Section all this week. ft; FABRICS—MAIN FLOOR i, t i'" y »i. l'i .y

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