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Published by Panel Publishers in [Greenvale, N.Y.] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Income tax -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Irving Schreiber. Panelists: Patrick J. Gallagher [and] Carl L. Glassberg.
SeriesMinipanel, 3
ContributionsSchreiber, Irving, ed., Glassberg, Carl L., C.W. Post College. Tax Institute.
LC ClassificationsKF6297 .A45M5 no. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4462484M
LC Control Number79125987

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