Taxes: Too Little and Too Late

Groves, Harold M.
October 1942
New Republic;10/12/42, Vol. 107 Issue 15, p454
Focuses on the proposed War Tax Bill in the U.S. Congress. Description of qualifications of a good War-Tax Bill; Comment that it is important to help prevent rising prices by reducing civilian competition for a dwindling supply of consumers' goods; Features of the revenue program as passed by the U.S. House and as just given form in the Senate Finance Committee; Information about the structure of corporate income and profits taxes; Comment on the adequacy of the fiscal program of the Congress; Description of motives of the Bill.


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