Executive Order 10846—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry
By virtue of the authority vested in me by sections 55(a) and 508 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939 (53 Stat. 29, 111; 54 Stat. 1008; 26 U.S.C. 55(a) and 508), 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 1950 to 1959, inclusive, shall, during the Eighty-sixth Congress, be open to inspection by the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its investigation of, and study of matters relating to, the operation of the Commodity Credit Corporation and other activities of the Department of Agriculture, pursuant to the resolution of such Committee agreed to May 20,1959, such inspection to be in accordance and upon compliance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury in Treasury Decisions 6132 and 6133, relating to the inspection of returns by committees of the Congress, approved by me on May 3, 1955.
This order shall become effective upon its filing for publication in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
THE WHITE HOUSE,
October 12, 1959.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Executive Order 10846—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/306835