Reference numberNLB/66/406
Alternative reference numberNLB/66 p224
TitleCopy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to W. B. Keen Esq.
Date3 May 1924
DescriptionAsks for W. B. Keen of Messrs. W. B. Keen and Co. to make a statement on how many years of income tax has been recovered in respect of the Stevenson Bequest. States dividends have been received for 70 years but when the practice to recover Income Tax was started is unknown. Explains that Inland Revenue has started to demand legacy duty on income tax recovered as well as every dividend received.
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