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STRIPE ET AL. v. UNITED STATES

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES


decided: January 11, 1926.

STRIPE ET AL., RECEIVERS
v.
UNITED STATES

Author: Butler

[ 269 U.S. Page 503]

MR. JUSTICE BUTLER delivered the opinion of the Court.

 In this case there is presented the question whether, in the distribution of the assets of Johnson Shipyards Corporation among its creditors by receivers appointed in an equity suit, the United States under R. S. ยง 3466 is entitled to have its claim against the corporation for taxes first satisfied. The facts (300 Fed. 952) are in all respects similar to those in Price v. United States, ante, p. 492. The question of law involved is identical. The United States is entitled to priority.

Decree affirmed.

Disposition

6 Fed. 2d 752, affirmed.

19260111

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