U.S. Supreme Court
Humes v. United States, 276 U.S. 487 (1928)
Humes v. United States
Argued March 9, 1928
Decided April 9, 1928
276 U.S. 487
Under § 403(a)(3), of the Revenue Act of 1918, which provides that bequests to charitable corporations may be deducted in determining the net estate subject to estate tax, a contingent bequest the value of which cannot be determined from any known data, but depends on mere speculation, is not deductible. P. 276 U. S. 493.
63 Ct.Cls. 613 affirmed.
Certiorari, 275 U.S. 515, to a judgment of the Court of Claims, rejecting a claim for refund of part of an estate tax. chanroblesvirtualawlibrary