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to a trustee or trustees exclusively for such religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes within the United States. This deduction shall be made in case of the estates of all decedents who have died since December 31, 1917; and
No deduction shall be allowed in the case of a nonresident unless the executor includes in the return required to be filed under section 404 the value at the time of his death of that part of the gross estate of the nonresident not situated in the United States.
For the purpose of this title stock in a domestic corporation owned and held by a nonresident decedent, and the amount receivable as insurance upon the life of a nonresident decedent where the insurer is a domestic corporation, shall be deemed property within the United States, and any property of which the decedent has made a transfer or with respect to which he has created a trust, within the meaning of subdivision (c) of section 402, shall be deemed to be situated in the United States, if so situated either at the time of the transfer or the creation of the trust, or at the time of the decedent's death.
In the case of any estate in respect to which the tax under existing law has been paid, if necessary to allow the benefit of the deduction under paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) or (b) the tax shall be redetermined and any excess of tax paid shall be refunded to the executor.
Sec. 404. That the executor, within sixty days after Notice to colqualifying as such, or after coming into possession of utor has qualified any property of the decedent, whichever event first oc- sion curs, shall give written notice thereof to the collector. The executor shall also, at such times and in such manner as may be required by regulations made pursuant to law, file with the collector a return under oath in duplicate, setting forth (a) the value of the gross estate of the decedent at the time of his death, or, in case of a nonresident, of that part of his gross estate situated in the United States; (b) the deductions allowed under section 403; (c) the value of the net estate of the decedent as defined in section 403; and (d) the tax paid or payable thereon; or such part of such information as may at the time be ascertainable and such supplemental data as may be necessary to establish the correct tax. Return shall be made in all cases where the
estate at the death of the decedent exceeds $50,000, and in the case of the estate of every nonresident any part of whose gross estate is situated in the United States. If the executor is unable to make a complete return as to any part of the gross estate of the decedent, he shall include in his return a description of such part and the name of every person holding a legal or beneficial interest therein, and upon notice from the collector such person shall in like manner make a return as to such part of the gross
or taken posses.
Return by executor.
Return by col. lector in certain cases.
Extension of time for payment.
Interest in case
Assessment by estate. The Commissioner shall make all assessments of
the tax under the authority of existing administrative special and general provisions of law relating to the assessment and collection of taxes.
SEC. 403. That if no administration is granted upon the estate of a decedent, or if no return is filed as provided in section 404, or if a return contains a false or incorrect statement of a material fact, the collector or deputy collector shall make a return and the Commis
sioner shall assess the tax thereon. date of
SEC. 406. That the tax shall be due one year after the decedent's death; but in any case where the Commissioner finds that payment of the tax within one year after the decedent's death would impose undue hardship upon the estate, he may grant an extension of time for the payment of the tax for a period not to exceed three years
from the due date. If the tax is not paid within one of delinquency. year and 180 days after the decedent's death, interest at
the rate of 6 per centum per annum from the expiration of one year after the decedent's death shall be added as
part of the tax. Payment of tax. Sec. 407. That the executor shall pay the tax to the
collector or deputy collector. If the amount of the tax can not be determined, the payment of a sum of money sufficient, in the opinion of the collector, to discharge the
tax shall be deemed payment in full of the tax, except as Refund of ex. in this section otherwise provided. If the amount so
paid exceeds the amount of the tax as finally determined, the Commissioner shall refund such excess to the executor. If the amount of the tax as finally determined exceeds the amount so paid, the collector shall notify the executor of the amount of such excess and demand payment thereof. If such excess part of the tax is not paid within thirty days after such notification, interest shall be added thereto at the rate of 10 per centum per annum from the expiration of such thirty days' period until paid, and the amount of such excess shall be a lien upon the entire gross estate, except such part thereof as may have been sold to a bona fide purchaser for a fair consid
eration in money or money's worth. Receipts.
The collector shall grant to the person paying the tax duplicate receipts, either of which shall be sufficient evidence of such payment, and shall entitle the executor to be credited and allowed the amount thereof by any court having jurisdiction to audit or settle his accounts.
Receipt of Liberty bonds and Victory notes in payment
(T. Ds. 2905, 2904, 2898, 2878, 2802, 2705.) SEC. 408. That if the tax herein imposed is not paid within 180 days after it is due, the collector shall, unless there is reasonable cause for further delay, proceed to collect the tax under the provisions of general law, or commence appropriate proceedings in any court of the United States, in the name of the United States, to sub
Proceedings to compel payment of tax.
ject the property of the decedent to be sold under the judgment or decree of the court. From the proceeds of such sale the amount of the tax, together with the costs and expenses of every description to be allowed by the court, shall be first paid, and the balance shall be deposited according to the order of the court, to be paid under its direction to the person entitled thereto.
If the tax or any part thereof is paid by, or collected Reimbursement. out of that part of the estate passing to or in the possession of, any person other than the executor in his capacity as such, such person shall be entitled to reimbursement out of any part of the estate still undistributed or by a just and equitable contribution by the persons whose interest in the estate of the decedent would have been reduced if the tax had been paid before the distribution of the estate or whose interest is subject to equal or prior liability for the payment of taxes, debts, or other charges against the estate, it being the purpose and intent of this title that so far as is practicable and unless otherwise directed by the will of the decedent the tax shall be paid out of the estate before its distribution. If any part of the gross estate consists of proceeds of policies of insurance upon the life of the decedent receivable by a beneficiary other than the executor, the executor shall be entitled to recover from such beneficiary such portion of the total tax paid as the proceeds, in excess of $40,000, of such policies bear to the net estate. If there is more than one such beneficiary the executor shall be entitled to recover from such beneficiaries in the same ratio.
Sec. 409. That unless the tax is sooner paid in full, it Lien of taxe shall be a lien for ten years upon the gross estate of the decedent, except that such part of the gross estate as is used for the payment of charges against the estate and expenses of its administration, allowed by any court having jurisdiction thereof, shall be divested of such lien. If the Commissioner is satisfied that the tax liability of an estate has been fully discharged or provided for, he may, under regulations prescribed by him with the approval of the Secretary, issue his certificate releasing any or all property of such estate from the lien herein imposed.
If (a) the decedent makes a transfer of, or creates a trust with respect to any property in contemplation of or tee. intended to take effect in possession or enjoyment at or after his death (except in the case of a bona fide sale for a fair consideration in money or money's worth) or (b) if insurance passes under a contract executed by the decedent in favor of a specific beneficiary, and if in either case the tax in respect thereto is not paid when due, then the transferee, trustee, or beneficiary shall be personally liable for such tax, and such property, to the extent of the decedent's interest therein at the time of such transfer, or to the extent of such beneficiary's interest under such contract of insurance, shall be subject to a like lien equal to
Liability of tra nsferee or trus. notice
Rights of bona the amount of such tax. Any part of such property sold fide purchasers.
by such transferee or trustee to a bona fide purchaser for a fair consideration in money or money's worth shall be divested of the lien and a like lien shall then attach to all the property of such transferee or trustee, except any part sold to a bona fide purchaser for a fair consideration
in money or money's worth. False state
Sec. 410. That whoever knowingly makes any false statement in any notice or return required to be filed under this title shall be liable to a penalty of not exceeding $5,000, or imprisonment not exceeding one year, or
both. Failure to
Whoever fails to comply with any duty imposed upon of information. him by section 404, or, having in his possession or control
any record, file, or paper, containing or supposed to contain any information concerning the estate of the decedent, or, having in his possession or control any property comprised in the gross estate of the decedent, fails to exhibit the same upon request to the Commissioner or any collector or law officer of the United States, or his duly authorized deputy or agent, who desires to examine the same in the performance of his duties under this title, shall be liable to a penalty of not exceeding $500, to be recovered, with costs of suit, in a civil action in the name
of the United States. Acceptance of Sec. 6. [Act of April 4, 1918 (40 Stat., 502, 505), payment of tax. amending act of September 24, 1917 (40 Stat., 288).]
bonds of the United States bearing interest at a higher rate than four per centum per annum (whether issued under section one of this Act or upon conversion of bonds issued under this Act or under said Act approved April twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and seventeen), which have been owned by any person continuously for at least six months prior to the date of his death, and which upon such date constitute part of his estate, shall, under rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, be receivable by the United States at par and accrued interest in payment of any estate or inheritance taxes imposed by the United States, under or by virtue of any present or future law upon such estate or the inheritance thereof.
Liberty bonds in
Regulations relating to receipt of Liberty bonds for estate
(T. D. 2802.) United States bonds bearing interest at a higher rate than 4 per cent to be accepted at par and accrued interest in payment of estate tax. (T. D. 2705.)
TAX ON TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER FACILITIES.1, 2
(Title V, act of February 24, 1919 (40 Stat., 1057). ] Sec.
Sec. 500. Rates of tax on freight, passenger, 502. Collection of tax; monthly reexpress, and oil transportation,
turns; refunds; time of payand on telegraph, etc., messages.
ment; penalty. 501. Tax payable by whom; purchase
of mileage books or payment of.
TITLE V.-TAX ON TRANSPORTATION AND
Rates of taxfreight transpor
Sec. 500. [Act of February 24, 1919 (40 Stat. 1057).] That from and after April 1, 1919, there shall be levied, assessed, collected, and paid, in lieu of the taxes imposed by section 500 of the Revenue Act of 1917—
(a) A tax equivalent to 3 per centum of the amount paid for the transportation on or after such date, by rail tation, or water or by any form of mechanical motor power when in competition with carriers by rail or water, or property by freight transported from one point in the United States to another; and a like tax on the amount paid for such transportation within the United States of property transported from a point without the United States to a point within the United States;
In-transit privileges and property exported; articles 13 and 15, Regulations No. 49, as amended by T. D. 2889, further amended. (T. Ds. 2917, 2928.)
Article 21, Regulations No. 49, relating to temporary exemption certificates, amended. (T. D. 2978.) (b) A tax of 1 cent for each 20 cents or fraction Express trans
portation. thereof of the amount paid to any person for the transportation on or after such date, by rail or water or by any form of mechanical motor power when in competition with express by rail or water, of any package, parcel, or shipment, by express, transported from one point in the United States to another; and a like tax on the amount paid for such transportation within the United States of property transported from a point without the United States to a point within the United States; (c) A tax equivalent to 8 per centum of the amount Passenger trans
portation. paid for the transportation on or after such date of persons by rail or water, or by any form of mechanical
See Regulations No. 49.