Treichler v. WisconsinAnnotate this Case
338 U.S. 251 (1949)
U.S. Supreme Court
Treichler v. Wisconsin, 338 U.S. 251 (1949)
Treichler v. Wisconsin
Argued October 11-12, 1949
Decided November 7, 1949
338 U.S. 251
1. The Wisconsin emergency tax on inheritances, Wis.Stat. 1947, § 72.74(2), as applied by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in this case, is a tax on property rated and measured in part by tangible property situated in other states. Pp. 338 U. S. 252-256.
254 Wis. 24, 35 N.W.2d 404, reversed.
The Supreme Court of Wisconsin sustained a levy of certain taxes on the estate of appellant's testator under Wis.Stat. 1947, § 72.74(2), notwithstanding a claim that it violated the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment because it was based in part on tangible property located outside the State. 254 Wis. 24, 35 N.W.2d 404. On appeal to this Court, reversed, p. 338 U. S. 257.
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