Petitioners’ Basis in Inherited Art Collection Is the Value Determined for Federal Estate Tax Purposes

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Janis v. Commissioner
2004 Tax Ct. Memo LEXIS 116
Federal Court
United States Tax Court
Andrew J. Wilson, Brian D. Caplan, Lydia A. Branche, Michael Schlesinger, Shawna A. Early, Vicki G. Cheikes


The U.S. Tax Court determined the petitioners’ basis in an art collection inherited from their father.

See Also

Janis v. Commissioner

In this tax case the issue was the value of an art gallery.