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Toledo Law Review

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savings and loan, federal home loan bank board


Banking and Finance Law | Law | Law and Economics


In Cottage Savings Association v. Commissioner the Sixth Circuit delves into a little known aspect of the savings and loan crisis-the attempt by the Federal Home Loan Bank Board to use the Internal Revenue Code ("Code") to help bolster its failing constituent thrifts. In the course of its analysis, the Sixth Circuit must articulate the requirements for transforming an economic loss into a deductible tax loss.



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