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Statement in return; deductions.

SEC. 205. That every corporation having a net income of $5,000 or more for the taxable year making a return under Title I of such act of September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, shall for the purposes of this title include in such return a detailed statement of the actual capital invested.

Every partnership having a net income of $5,000 or more for the taxable year shall render a correct return of the income of the partnership for the taxable year, setting forth specifically the actual capital invested and the gross income for such year and the deductions hereinafter allowed. Such returns shall be rendered at the same time and in the same manner and form as is prescribed for income-tax returns under Title I of such act of September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen. In computing net income of a partnership for the purposes of this title there shall be allowed like deductions as are allowed to individuals in sections five (a) and six (a) of such act of September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen.

General laws applicable.

SEC. 206. That all administrative, special, and general provisions of law, including the laws in relation to the assessment, remission, collection, and refund of internal-revenue taxes not heretofore specifically repealed and not inconsistent with the provisions of this title are hereby extended and made applicable to all the provisions of this title and to the tax herein imposed, and all provisions of Title I of such act of September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, relating to returns and payment of the tax therein imposed, including penalties, are hereby made applicable to the tax required by this title.

Regulations.

SEC. 207. That the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, shall make all necessary regulations for carrying out the provisions of this title and may require any corporation or partnership subject to the provisions of this title to furnish him with such facts, data, and information as in his judgment are necessary to collect the tax provided for in this title.

TITLE III.-ESTATE TAX.1

Rates increased.

SEC. 300. That section two hundred and one. Title II, of the Act entitled "An Act to increase the revenue, and for other purposes," approved September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 201. That a tax (hereinafter in this title referred to as the tax), equal to the following percentages of the value of the net estate, to be determined as provided in section two hundred and three, is

1 Repealed by act of Feb. 24, 1919, sec. 1400; see p. 632.

hereby imposed upon the transfer of the net estate of every decedent dying after the passage of this Act, whether a resident or nonresident of the United States:

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"One and one-half per centum of the amount of such net estate not in excess of $50,000;

"Three per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $50,000 and does not exceed $150,000;

"Four and one-half per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $150,000 and does not exceed $250,000;

"Six per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $250,000 and does not exceed $450,000;

"Seven and one-half per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $450,000 and does not exceed $1,000,000;

"Nine per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $1,000,000 and does not exceed $2,000,000;

"Ten and one-half per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $2,000,000 and does not exceed $3,000,000;

"Twelve per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $3,000,000 and does not exceed $4,000,000;

"Thirteen and one-half per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $4,000,000 and does not exceed $5,000,000; and "Fifteen per centum of the amount by which such net estate exceeds $5.000,000."

Prior transfers at former rates.

SEC. 301. That the tax on the transfer of the net estate of decedents dying between September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, and the passage of this Act shall be computed at the rates originally prescribed in the Act approved September eighth, nineteen hundred and

sixteen.

TITLE IV.-MISCELLANEOUS.

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Sworn returns of dividends; names of shareholders.

SEC. 402.1 That Title I of the Act entitled "An Act to increase the revenue, and for other purposes," approved September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, be amended by adding to Part III a new section, as follows:

"SEC. 26. Every corporation, joint-stock company or association, or insurance company subject to the tax herein imposed, when required by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, shall render a correct return, duly verified under oath, of its payments of dividends, whether made in cash or its equivalent or in stock, including the names and addresses of stockholders and the number of shares owned by each, in such form and manner as may be prescribed by the Commissioner of Intenal Revenue, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury."

1 Amended by act of Oct. 3, 1917, sec. 1210; see p. 899.

CHAPTER 12.

AN ACT To provide revenue to defray war expenses, and for other purposes. Approved October 3, 1917 (40 Stat., 300).

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Title III-War tax on beveragesContinued.

Wines in excess of 25 gallons on hand for sale.

Additional tax on grape brandy or wine spirits.

Additional tax on grape brandy or wine spirits for fortifying pur

poses.

Sirups or extracts, etc., containing less than one-half of 1 per cent alcohol; natural mineral waters.

Returns, monthly.

Carbonic-acid gas in drums or other containers.

Title IV-War tax on cigars, tobacco, and manufactures thereof. Additional tax on cigars and cigarettes.

Additional tax on tobacco and snuff; additional packages. Packages of cigarettes, tobacco, and snuff.

Tax on tobacco, snuff, cigars, or cigarettes removed prior to passage of act.

Cigarette paper and tubes.

Title V-War tax on facilities furnished by public utilities, and insurance.

Amounts paid for transportation by rail or water.

By whom tax shall be paid; exexemption.

Exemption.

Collection of tax; returns.

Insurance policies, issuance of; exemption.

Returns, monthly, in duplicate.

Title VI-War excise taxes.
Articles subject to tax.

Returns, monthly.

Articles on hand at passage of the act.

Boats and yachts.

Title VII-War tax on admissions and

dues.

Exemption and definition.

Membership fees or dues; exemp tions.

How and from whom tax collected.

Title VIII-War stamp taxes.

On and after December 1, 1917.
Exemptions.

Penalty for violation.

Mutilation, fraudulent use of, re

moval, unlawful possession

stamps; penalty.

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SECTION 1. That in addition to the normal tax imposed by subdivision (a) of section one of the Act entitled "An Act to increase the revenue, and for other purposes," approved September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, there shall be levied, assessed, collected, and paid a like normal tax of two per centum upon the income of every individual, a citizen or resident of the United States, received in the calendar year nineteen hundred and seventeen and every calendar year thereafter.

Proceeds of accident insurance policy received on account of personal injuries are not taxable income, nor is amount received by individual as result of suit or compromise for personal injuries sustained through accident. (T. D. 2747.)

Money received by defendant through embezzling moneys delivered to him to be paid as insurance premiums was not subject to taxation. (Rau v. United States, 260 Fed., 131.)

Additional tax for 1917 and subsequent years.

SEC. 2. That in addition to the additional tax imposed by subdivision (b) of section one of such Act of September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, there shall be levied, assessed, collected, and paid a like additional tax upon the income of every individual received in the calendar year nineteen hundred and seventeen and every calendar year thereafter, as follows:

One per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $5,000 and does not exceed $7,500;

Two per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $7,500 and does not exceed $10,000;

Three per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $10,000 and does not exceed $12,500;

Four per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $12,500 and does not exceed $15,000;

Five per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $15,000 and does not exceed $20,000;

Seven per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $20,000 and does not exceed $40,000;

Ten per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $40,000 and does not exceed $60,000;

Fourteen per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $60,000 and does not exceed $80,000;

Eighteen per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $80,000 and does not exceed $100,000;

Twenty-two per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $100,000 and does not exceed $150,000; Twenty-five per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $150,000 and does not exceed $200,000;

Thirty per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $200,000 and does not exceed $250,000;

Thirty-four per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $250,000 and does not exceed $300,000;

Thirty-seven per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $300,000 and does not exceed $500,000;

Forty per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $500,000 and does not exceed $750,000.

Forty-five per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $750,000 and does not exceed $1,000,000.

Fifty per centum per annum upon the amount by which the total net income exceeds $1,000,000.

Computation, levy, assessment, collection, and payment; exemptions; returns; withholding at

source.

SEC. 3. That the taxes imposed by sections one and two of this Act shall be computed, levied, assessed, collected, and paid upon the same basis and in the same manner as the similar taxes imposed by section one of such Act of September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, except that in the case of the tax imposed by section one of this Act (a) the exemptions of $3,000 and $4,000 provided in section seven of such Act of September eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, as amended by this Act, shall be, respectively, $1,000 and $2,000, and (b) the returns required under subdivisions (b) and (c) of section eight of such Act as amended by this Act shall be required in the case of net incomes of $1,000 or over, in the case of unmarried persons, and $2,000 or over in the case of married persons, instead of $3,000 or over, as therein provided, and (c) the provisions of subdivision (c) of section nine of such Act, as amended by this Act, requiring the normal tax of individuals on income derived from interest to be deducted and withheld at the source of the income shall not apply to the new two per centum normal tax prescribed in section one of this Act until on and after January first, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and thereafter only one two per centum normal tax shall be deducted and withheld at the source under the provisions of such subdivision (c), and any further normal tax for which the recipient of such in

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