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496 F2d 532 Hunt Foods and Industries Inc v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

496 F.2d 532

74-1 USTC P 9467

HUNT FOODS AND INDUSTRIES, INC., Petitioner,
v.
COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE, Respondent.

No. 72-2440.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

May 20, 1974.

On Appeal from a Decision of the Tax Court of the United States.

Walter J. Rockler (argued), Julius M. Greisman, Richard L. Hubbard, Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C., Hilbert P. Zarky, Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp, Los Angeles, Cal., Stuart S. Opotowsky, Alan D. Berlin, New York City, for petitioner.

Ernest J. Brown (argued), Scott P. Crampton, Asst. Atty. Gen., Tax Div., U.S. Dept. of Justice, Lee H. Henkel, Jr., Acting Chief Counsel, IRS, Washington, D.C., for respondent.

Mac Asbill, Jr., Jerome B. Libin, David R. Woodward, Washington, D.C., for amicus curiae.

Before BROWNING and GOODWIN, Circuit Judges, and NIELSEN,1 district judge.

OPINION

PER CURIAM:

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The judgment of the Tax Court (see 57 T.C. 633) is affirmed. Chock Full O'Nuts Corp. v. United States, 453 F.2d 300 (2d Cir. 1971); AMF, Inc. v. United States, 476 F.2d 1351 (Ct.Cl.1973). See generally, Fleisher & Cary, The Taxation of Convertible Bonds and Stocks, 74 Harv.L.Rev. 473 (1961).

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Honorable Leland C. Nielsen, United States District Judge, Southern District of California, sitting by designation