TITLE

Whaf s Wrong with Excess Profits?

AUTHOR(S)
Mager, Harold
PUB. DATE
April 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;4/27/42, Vol. 106 Issue 17, p568
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the theory of profit during the wartime in the U.S. Revelations of the House Naval Affairs Committee regarding the profits on naval contracts; Introduction of the average-income method for computing tax liability which approximates closely the ideal of a war profit tax; Amortization provisions that enables industrialists to write off new investment in plant; Attempts to minimize the importance of corporate taxation; Aims of the fiscal policy in a war economy.
ACCESSION #
14692659

 

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