Rock Island, A. & L. R. Co.
254 U.S. 141 (1920)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Rock Island, A. & L. R. Co., 254 U.S. 141 (1920)

Rock Island, Arkansas & Louisiana Railroad Company

No. 82

Submitted November 8, 1920

Decided November 22, 1920

254 U.S. 141

Syllabus

The right to sue for the recovery of an internal revenue tax illegally assessed is conditioned upon prior appeal to and decision by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, which mean an appeal, after payment, for a refund, and is not satisfied by an appeal or application for abatement of the tax before it was paid. Rev.Stats., §§ 3226 (as amended), 3220, 3228, construed. P. 254 U. S. 142.

54 Ct.Clms. 22 affirmed.

The case is stated in the opinion.

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