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Jan 29 1940 (FN)

James Stewart and Co. Vs. Sadrakula

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-29-1940

..... 2 of a nevada consent statute, laws nev.1935, c. 142, was clearly incompatible with exclusive jurisdiction. the section read: "in the erection of such federal building by contract or otherwise, or in case of any subsequent reconstruction or alteration of such building, it is hereby reserved and provided that the state labor laws, the state labor safety laws ..... and the appellant reading, "state or municipal building regulations do not apply to work inside the government's lot lines." [ footnote 24 ] while, of course, in a sense, the contract is the means by which the united states secures the construction of its post office, certainly the contractor in this independent operation does not share any governmental immunity. [ footnote 25 ..... the safety provisions of maryland law which, in baltimore & annapolis railroad v. lichtenberg, [ footnote 23 ] were held applicable to trucks of an independent contractor transporting government employees under a contract with the united states. page 309 u. s. 105 finally, the point is made that a provision requiring boarding over of open steel tiers in a direct interference with the ..... the argument that a similar increased cost from taxation would "make it difficult or impossible" for the government to obtain the service it needs, we said in james v. dravo contracting co. [ footnote 22 ] that such a contention "ignores the power of congress to protect the performance of the functions of the national government and to prevent interference therewith .....

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Jan 29 1940 (FN)

Mcgoldrick Vs. Berwind-white Coal Mining Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-29-1940

..... than numerous other state taxes which have repeatedly been sustained as involving no prohibited regulation of interstate commerce. in two instances already noted, respondent's contracts with austin, nichols & co., and with the new england steamship company call for delivery of the coal at points outside of new york, in ..... have no different effect upon it than has the present sales tax upon goods whose shipment interstate into the taxing state was contemplated when the contract was entered into. it is also urged that the conclusion which we reach is inconsistent with the long line of decisions of this court ..... sale was upheld. but we have sustained the tax where the course of business and the agreement for sale plainly contemplated the shipment interstate in fulfillment of the contract. wiloil corp. v. pennsylvania, supra, 294 u. s. 173 ; graybar electric co. v. curry, supra. in the same circumstances, the court ..... are brought from other states to any greater burden or affects it more, in any economic or practical way, whether the purchase order or contract precedes or follows the interstate shipment. since the tax applies only if a sale is made, and in either case the object of interstate ..... l. ry. co. v. wallace, supra; henneford v. silas mason co., supra. respondent, pointing to the course of its business and to its contracts which contemplate the shipment of the coal interstate upon orders of the new york customers, insists that a distinction is to be taken between a tax laid on .....

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Jan 08 1940 (FN)

Deputy Vs. Du Pont

Court : US Supreme Court

Decided on : Jan-08-1940

..... court of appeals, 103 f.2d 257, with which i agree. the taxpayer borrowed stock in order to sell it for cash to others. his contract obligated him either to return the stock or to pay the carrying charges to the lender. what he paid was not technically interest, but it ..... footnote 10 ] respondent refers to the mutuum in roman law. ledlie's sohm's institutes of roman law, 2d ed., p. 395; hare, the law of contracts, p. 73. [ footnote 11 ] this makes irrelevant other lines of authority cited by respondent where "interest" in a different context has been used to describe damages ..... 227. it said, p. 284 u. s. 560 , " . . . as respects interest,' the usual import of the term is the amount which one has contracted to pay for the use of borrowed money." page 308 u. s. 498 it there rejected the contention that it meant "effective interest" within the theory of accounting, ..... 6 ] therefore, he arranged for a loan from the delaware company of the number of shares necessary to discharge that obligation. [ footnote 7 ] under a contract with that company, respondent agreed to return in kind the number of shares loaned (plus any increase by stock dividend or otherwise) within ten years; to pay ..... obligation, an obligation is not necessarily an "indebtedness" within the meaning of 23(b). interest in its usual import is the amount which one has contracted to pay for the use of borrowed money. in the business world, interest on indebtedness means compensation for the use or forbearance of money. it is .....

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