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John F. Kennedy: Executive Order 11020—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Senate Committee on Armed Services
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 55(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939, as amended (53 Stat. 29, 54 Stat. 1008; 26 U.S.C.(1952 Ed.) 55 (a)), and by Section 6103 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (68A Stat. 753; 26 U.S.C. 6103(a)), it is hereby ordered that any income, excess-profits, estate, or gift tax return for the years 1946 to 1962, inclusive, shall, during the Eighty-seventh Congress be open to inspection by the Senate Committee on Armed Services or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its investigation of the acquisition, storage, and disposal of strategic and critical materials pursuant to Senate Resolution 295, 87th Congress, agreed to February 22, 1962, such inspection to be in accordance and upon compliance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the Senate of the Treasury in Treasury Decisions 6132 and 6133, relating to the inspection of returns by committes of the Congress, approved by the President on May 3, 1955. This order shall be effective upon its filing for publication in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
JOHN F. KENNEDY THE WHITE HOUSE, May 7, 1962
Citation: John F. Kennedy: "Executive Order 11020—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Senate Committee on Armed Services," May 7, 1962. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=58959.