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CLAIM ALL EXEMPTIONS
nine Siamese cats or your French
j poodle; tax collectors are allergic
YOU ARE ENTITLED TO IN
| to them for purposes of compui-
| mg dependency credits. So give
INCOME TAX RETURNS
your pet a pat and determine how
(Editor s note : Another vital niauy exemptions—all of the hu-
asiu ct Ot both state and federal
in variety—you are entitled to
income tax returns is discussed in claim.
this article prepared by the Oreg-
both federal and state pur-
on Association of Public Account ses each exemption allows a
ants’ tax information committee SGOO deduction
although there are
and presented by this paper as a 'iglit differences in some specif-
Let's assume you have (1) de For federal purposes you are
termined that you must file botn entitled to one exemption for
state and federal income tax re yourself.
You are entitled to on addit
turns (2) tentatively arriven at
which form you should use and ional exemotion if on Dec. 31,
1958 you were 65 or if you were
(3) whether to file joint or seper- blind.
What should be your next step?
If you yere both 65 and blind
Pardon the pun but it depends. B o u are entitled to two additional
Determining the dependency exemptions. You are entitled to
credits and exemptions the t3x- exemptions on the same basis for
payers are entitled to is often your wife if you file jointly,
troublesome. Both federal and
Dependents mes; qualify under
state tax officials say that many the following conditions for fed-
underpayments and overpayments era! purposes:
as the case may be; result from
1. Dependent must h.-Rr receiv-
j ed over one half his support from
Humorous though it may be: you in 1958.
thousands of questions are asked
The principal exception is that
each tax season as to whether pets provided by the ‘multiple support
may count as dependents. Much as aPreement’t form 2120) which cov
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QRESfnr S CESTOT1AL ALBUM
Lime Sulfur Dorment Spray
/ 8 6 ! -1 9 3 5
GRI SHAM COOPERAT I VE
~ HlPA-TIGHTIS strikes when 3 people Mercury reverses the trend toward di
sit in a car seal that is 2% people minishing doors; you can walk right
in with your landing gear down— and
never a case of knocked knees!
Mercury has other charms to end the
bends, stamp out cramps, cure car-
bunkles and squelch the squints. Come
in for your treatment— and a turn at
the wheel I
^ a M ERCURY
f r o n t fx fic k
I Hke to think th at
On Christmas Dag; around
A feeling of the p r e s e n c e of
T h e Child Ood sect as with
That there, beside each gtri
H ell be, to witness an their Joy.
I like to think th a t an the
The gifts unfold, m sea
And that H ell hear our Caroline
And know it’s for the thanks
To God the Father, for His
Phone CR 9-3262
PH. OL 6-3864
MORGAN’S JUNIOR BOOT SHOP
Regular and Corrective Fitting
Tots to Teens
822 Main Street PH OL 6-7795
HOP P ' S
Major Brands of T.V.
We Service What We SELL
S. & H. Green Stamps
Buy or Repair NOW
Phone OL 6-6234
Canvas & Leather Shop
Car and Furniture
916 Man St. OL 6-2501
Only Authorized Factory Dealer
• Wall Covering
Dynaflow - Tune-up - Wreck-repairing our specialty
Member Best Selections of New and Used Cars and Jeeps
SUPER HY BUICK OL 6-2924 Sup Hy., Gladstone
Meldrum & Super Hiway
For Free Estimates In the
Estacada Area, Call CR 9-3359
WE GIVE S.-H. GREEN STAMPS
V -n -T IR I
SUPER HIWAY at 18th
DAY SHEET METAL CO.
We Service All Makes
General Sheet Metal
220 Molalla Ave.
Res. OL 6-2355
Sale, and Service
PANKEY MOTOR CO.j
360 Super Hiway
OL 6-1938 503 Main St. Ph: 9106
To be among os here on
earth . , .
O, may we have oar ChriM-
But not forget th a t it*» Hh> ¿ T -
New Royal Portable ...................................... $65.00
Underwood Portable ..................................... $50.00
Underwood Portable.... .................................... $55.00
Remington ......................................................... $75.00
RENT A ROY j AL $6.00 Per MONTH
Up to 3 Montus Toward Purchase
Let's let Lord Jeans share
m it —
Let's have > H t o f pr ayer M «•
ESTACADA MOTOR CO.
Complete Office Supplies
THE CAMERA SHOP
Television has its critics. But
& PIONEER STUDIO
like to think of the warmth
ad inspiration which some o f ! At The Flashbulb Sign
•ts programs bring into our 721 Main
Owners of commercial-type mo- homes.
THE CURTAIN SHOP
There’s one — "This Is Your
■ Life” — which invariably is up
lifting because it deals with
Draperies - Carpets
real, avera^- normal people:
Lamps & Accessories
aches, and i,. r triumphs.
They come to us with thoir i 514-7th St.
unrehearsed, spontaneously told ------------------
life stories — not so-called “ce
BUSCH and NYDEN
lebrities” who live in mansions
but, for the most part, humble,
unpretentious, hometown men
and women who might be our
Funerals, Weddings, Corsages
They have faced some of our
own problems and, through
faith and courage and sacrifice,
solved them. They are modest J. & A. THRIFT SHOP
and unassuming, seeking nei
ther credit nor reward — and
surprised that anyone should
Bargains For All
think that they deserved it.
I have seldom seen one of
'these programs that didn't
507 - 7th St.
bring a lump in my throat, and
.renew strength and courage in
my heart. It seems to me that
’if TV gave us nothing else,
"This Is Your Life” would more
NEW STICKERS DUE
TO FIND AND
___ I CTIVE POLITICALLY
— HE WAS A FRIENP
OF TEPPY ROOSEVELT—
H E SER V EP REPEATEDLY
IN THE STATE LEGISLATURE
IN 1914 HE RAN UNSUCCESS-
FULLY FOR THE U.S. SENATE
wide. It happens in 8 medium price
, cars out of 9.
/59 Mercury alone heals hip-a-tightis
with un-cramped interiors and deep,
wide, fully-padded seats. Lower floor
tunnel means stretchout leg comfort,
even for the man in the middle!
s a la d ¿ í-sssín g
THE S £ B E OF HARNEY COUNTY
B O M IN JACKSONVILLE. AT 17
HE HELPEP PRIVE A HERP IN
HARNEV. YOUN6ER CONTEMPORARY
OP SUCH CATTLE KINGS AS FRENCH
ANP PEVINE, HE BUILT A COW
KIN6P0M OF HIS OWN. HIS
FAMOUS POUBLE-O RANCH WAS
S M IL E S FROM GATE TO PORCH
persons each contribute
more tor vehicles whose quarterly re^- money was earmared for highway
ihan 10 percent of the support, istrations end on March 30 purposes
A whoppin- 42 per- THE CLACKAMAS COUNTY NEWS
The written agreeement
gives shou'd not dispose of their exist- cent of the total—$1 5°bilion—
Estacada, Oregon, Friday, March 13, 1959
the exemption to one of
those ing plates according to word re- went to the general fund to be
persons; none of the others is ceived from the Dept, of Motor used for federal activities
permitted to claim the exemp- Vehicles,
have no relation to highways.
There is therefore no justifiea-
2. Dependent did not have over farm trucks- commercial trucks tion whatever for increased gas-
SG00 income in 1958 besides what and heavy tiucks and
trailers: oline taxes. What is needed is to
..... unless dependent which
furnished put current revenues from high-
■ , y. ir child or stepchild under new plates at the beginning ©/ way use» where they belong—
or 50c gal.
^ f t .5 0 10
!9 years of age or if over 19 u each registration period now in- on the road.
full time student—in which case dicates current registration bv
the dependent can earn any am- menas o a sticker which is appli-
ount as long as you actually pro-! efi directly over the old expira-
vide one half the cost of support. I tion date.
3. Depenedent is not claimed
The new stickers are now avan-
bv any other taxpayer and does | able registration officials added,
not file joint return with anoth- Any current license to be renexv-
er taxpayer. For instance do not | ed mav be purchased at any time
list a dependent married daugh- prior to March 30th by mail or at
11 - 48 • 16 - 20 • Ammonium Nitrate
ter who files a joint return with any of the offices of the motor
Ammonium Sulphate ® Muriate of Potash
! vehicle department.
4. Dependents must be citizens 1
45% Treble Phosphate • Muriate of Potash
of 'he U. S. or residents of the
6 - 20 -2 0
10 - 2 0 - 2 0
U. S.; Canada: Mexico; Panama PUT THE MONEY WHERE IT
or the Canal Zone.
Dependent must be closely re
A 40 percent tax on even a lux
lated to you or be anyone else
who meets requirements and has ury would seem excessive to most
one ond only
(Formerly Farmers Gas & Supply)
had your home as his principal
fa c e of abode and was a member fect ,on a" absolute necessity-
Phone MO 5-2501
of your household evenif not re gasoline. Federal, state and lo
Here are the principal ways in a national average of 9c a gallon.
n ir k la rt lir k a c
And that amounts to 40 percent
| credits for Oregon state income of the service station price of reg
ular grade gasoline; exclusive of
differ from federal rules:
1. If you are 65 you are entit- the tax.
To make a bad matter worse it
! led to a special credit of $12—but
j not allowed an additional $600 is proposed that the gasoline user
deduction. If you are blind the be socked still harder by raising
the federal tax from its present
| special credit is $18.
\ Business anil Professional guide to friendly OREGON CITY Concerns
I 2. You may not claim depend- 3c rate to 4 l-2c.
merit a share ofvour trade when doing your out-of-town shopp ing .
redit f°r a child over 18
GIVE THEM A TRIAL!
unices he is attending an institu- money is needed to pay for the
tion of higher learning or men multi-billion dollar highway pro
gram and that the burden shoufd GERGEN’S JEWELRY I
tally or physically incapable.
3. You m4y not claim depend- be imposed on highway users.But
SHOES for the
I ency credit for a child of 19 tu
more under the federal formula
wheih alloys you to take him if from these users were applied to
he qualifies as a student and the road program there’s be no
you pay over half his support re- j financing program,
Diamonds - Watches
We Guarantee to Teach
gardless of his income.
Simnle statistics tell the story.
5. Oregon has no requirement 1° the last fiscal year the federal
Anyone to Play an Organ
as to citizenship or residence oi I government took in $3.6 billion
or Money Refunded.
from what is known as ‘highway
6. Oregon wheih follows the related’ collections. These collec-
Organ Placed in Your
federal pattern in listing ones *'l,ns include the gasoine tax al-
Home for FREE TRIAL!
who qualify for dependents also on8 "ith other motor vehice tax-
Pianos & Accordians
adds those ‘whom the taxpayer es- But only $2.1 billion of that
Taken on Trade
has a moral obligation to support.
BUSTER BROWN SHOES
Often unusual or borderline ca ■ j I
ses arise in determining exempt-1 '
At Foot of the Elevator! Oregon City Main at Eighth
J ’A om . m ij,
I ion and dependency credits.Both I|
¡federal and state tax agencies [/,
205-7th St......OL 6-2150 219-7th
suggest consultation with proper
ly qualified advisors
Anytime is picture tim e-
OREGON CITY PRINTING & STATIONERY CO.
needing outside help.
B y CARL HELM
And it’s FUN!
Clackamas Office Machines
Super Highway at Gladstone Stoplight