Omnibus Maritime Regulatory Reform, Revitalization, and Reorganization Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 4769 ... March 19, 1980
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Всего страниц: 144
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Стр. 16 - It is necessary for the national defense and development of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine (a) sufficient to carry its domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial portion of the water-borne export and import foreign commerce of the United States and to provide shipping service on all routes essential for maintaining the flow of such domestic and foreign water-borne commerce at all times, (b) capable of serving as a naval and military auxiliary...
Стр. 14 - estimated useful life", see paragraph (e) of § 1.46-3. (b) Depreciation allowable. (1) Property is not section 38 property unless a deduction for depreciation (or amortization in lieu of depreciation) with respect to such property is allowable to the taxpayer for the taxable year. A deduction for depreciation is allowable if the property is of a character subject to the allowance for depreciation under section 167 and the basis (or cost) of the property is recovered through a method of depreciation,...
Стр. 16 - That it is necessary for the national defense and for the proper growth of its foreign and domestic commerce...
Стр. 34 - The intention of the lawmaker controls in the construction of taxing acts as it does in the construction of other statutes, and that intention is to be ascertained, not by taking the word or clause in question from its setting and viewing it apart, but by considering it in connection with the context, the general purposes of the statute in which it is found, the occasion and circumstances of its use, and other appropriate tests for the ascertainment of the legislative will.
Стр. 16 - ... owned and operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States, insofar as may be practicable, and (d) composed of the best-equipped, safest, and most suitable types of vessels, constructed in the United States and manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel. It is declared to be the policy of the United States to foster the development and encourage the maintenance of such a merchant marine.
Стр. 18 - The objective of the credit is to reduce the net cost of acquiring new equipment; this will have the effect of increasing the earnings of new facilities over their productive lives and increasing the profitability of productive investment. It is your committee's intent that the financial assistance represented by the credit should itself be used for new investment, thereby further advancing the economy.
Стр. 16 - ... operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States insofar as may be practicable, and (d) composed of the best-equipped, safest, and most suitable types of vessels, constructed in the United States and manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel. It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to foster the development and encourage the maintenance of such a merchant marine.
Стр. 34 - States; (ii) rolling stock, of a domestic railroad corporation subject to part I of the Interstate Commerce Act, which is used within and without the United States; (iii) any vessel documented under the laws of the United States...
Стр. 22 - Realistic depreciation alone, however, is not enough to provide the essential economic growth. In addition, a specific incentive must be provided if a higher rate of growth is to be achieved. The investment credit will stimulate investment, first by reducing the net cost of acquiring depreciable assets, which in turn increases the rate of return after taxes arising from their acquisition.
Стр. 34 - Such term includes only property with respect to which depreciation (or amortization in lieu of depreciation) is allowable and having a useful life (determined as of the time such property is placed in service) of 4 years or more. (2) PROPERTY USED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. — (A) In GENERAL. — Except as provided in snbparagraph (B), the term "section 38 property" does not include property which is used predominantly outside the United States.