Vanderbilt Law Review


Paul J. Hartman

First Page



During the period covered by this survey the pickings by way of decided cases have been pretty slim. Only two cases are here the subject of extended comment.' However, the comprehensive congressional study of state taxation of multistate business has been extended until July 1, 1963. The expanded congressional study now being conducted includes all forms of state taxation of interstate commerce, such as franchise taxes, sales and use taxes, gross receipts taxes, and ad valorem taxes. Under the chairmanship of Congressman Willis, a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee with the help of a sizeable staff and an advisory group of ten members, is conducting a fact-finding study designed to ascertain not only the problems that need solution but also some feasible solutions.