Reuben D. Silliman, Petitioner, v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, Respondent, 220 F.2d 282 (2d Cir. 1955)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - 220 F.2d 282 (2d Cir. 1955) Argued February 16, 1955
Decided March 10, 1955

On petition to review the decision of the Tax Court of the United States, holding that certain sums, paid to the petitioner, an attorney, by clients, were compensation for services, and that his failure to report these sums as income was fraudulent and with intent to evade tax. Affirmed.

Alger B. Chapman, Joseph J. O'Connell, Jr., Arthur K. Mason, and Brady O. Bryson, New York City (Walter J. Rockler, Washington, D. C., of counsel), for petitioner.

H. Brian Holland, Asst. Atty. Gen., Ellis N. Slack and David O. Walter, Washington, D. C., for respondent.

Before FRANK and MEDINA, Circuit Judges, and BRENNAN, District Judge


Affirmed on the opinion of Judge Arundell, reported in 11 T.C.M. 921, and supplemental opinion, reported in 12 T.C.M. 707.