219 F2d 444 Newsom v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

219 F.2d 444

55-1 USTC P 9253

E. C. NEWSOM and Beatrice D. Newsom, Petitioners,



No. 15131.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Feb. 24, 1955.

Petition for Review of Decision of The Tax Court of the United States (District of Florida).

William R. Frazier, James P. Hill, Jacksonville, Fla., Hill & Frazier, Jacksonville, Fla., for petitioners.

Robert B. Ross, Ellis N. Slack, Sp. Assts. to Atty. Gen., H. Brian Holland, Asst. Atty. Gen., Daniel A. Taylor, Ch. Counsel, Rollin H. Transue, Sp. Atty., Washington, D.C., Int. Rev. Serv., for respondent.

Before HUTCHESON, Chief Judge, and RIVES and TUTTLE, Circuit Judges.


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The decision is affirmed on the opinion of the Tax Court, 22 T.C. 225, followed in Davis v. Dudley, D.C.W.D.Pa., 124 F.Supp. 426, 429, by District Judge Marsh, one of the judges who had joined in deciding United States v. Erie Forge Co., 3 Cir., 191 F.2d 627, thought by the petitioner to be in conflict with the decision of the Tax Court.1



1 See also United States v. Koppers Co. (Premier Oil Refining Co. v. United States), 1955, 348 U.S. , 75 S.Ct. 268; Stephan v. Commissioner, 5 Cir., 197 F.2d 712; Middleton v. Commissioner, 5 Cir., 200 F.2d 94; Maxwell v. Campbell, 5 Cir., 205 F.2d 461; Eck v. Commissioner, 16 T.C. 511, affirmed per curiam, 2 Cir., 202 F.2d 750; Bouche v. Commissioner, 18 T.C. 144, on appeal now to 2 Cir.; Smith v. Commissioner, 20 T.C. 663.