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December 21, 2016
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June 9, 2008
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January 11, 1954
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4s, a in Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP59-00882R000300250055-9 INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE DISTRICT OF CONNECTICUT U. S. TREASURY DEPARTMENT . Mr. Lawrence R. Houston, Acting Deputy Director, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington 25, D. C. Post Office Box 2520, Hartford, 1, Conn. January 11, 1954. TREA has not reviewed. Processed IAW CIA TREA arrangement letter dtd 4/11/08. This office is at present engaged with examination of the joint income LJA 1 tax returns filed by for the years 1950 to 1952 in- 25X1 clusive. You hake been advised by that such examination was in process. You were also requested by him to furnish this office with advice regarding certain 25X1 expenses incurred on account of for travel and subsistence while in Western Europe during the years involved. 25X1 25X1 25X1 In response to the reque_.t of , you advised this office by let- ter dated December 26, 1953 that "moo x services were to the benefit of the United States Government." Apparently, it is the understanding of 25X1 and yourself, that the foregoing statement furnishes the ncessary support sustain the claimed deduction on account of tragel and subsistence expense incurred 25X1 by or on behalf of while abroad with her husband during the period he was engaged by Central Intelligence Agency. In order that this office may understand 25X1 why it was neessary for to accompany her husband in Europe while he was performing services for the Government, it is requested that the following inforr.:a- tion be furnished: 25X1 (1.) What was the nature of the services which was to furnish? If this information, becuase of security reasons cannot be specifically presented, may be stated in broad or general terms. 25X1 (2.) W was it neessar from the point of view of Central Intelligence, for 25X1 to acconpan on his visits to Europe. Could he not have ac- complished the desired results alone? (3.) In the event that Central Intelligence deemed it neeessary or desirable to 25X1 have accompany her husband to Europe, why didnIt the Agency provide for 25X1 reimbursement for the travel and subsistence expense she was bound' to incur? as expeditiously as possible. It would therefore be appreciated if an early reply to this letter is made. Very truly yours, Ernest A. Carroi, \ Internal Revenue 1 ent lgt ~9 Approved For Release 2008/06/09: CIA-RDP59-00882R000300250055-9