B-145741, MAY 16, 1961

B-145741: May 16, 1961

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INC.: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR RECENT LETTER ASKING THAT WE RELEASE TO MR. THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE PROPERLY MAY NOT COMPLY WITH YOUR REQUEST INASMUCH AS THE JURISDICTION OVER SUCH MATTERS IS THAT OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. IT IS REQUESTED THAT YOU REMIT THE ABOVE AMOUNT PROMPTLY BY CHECK. SUCH ACTION ON YOUR PART WILL RENDER IT UNNECESSARY TO FORWARD THE MATTER OF YOUR INDEBTEDNESS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR INSTITUTION OF COURT ACTION OR OTHER APPROPRIATE PROCEEDINGS. THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE IS BEING INSTRUCTED TO FORWARD HERE FOR SET OFF AGAINST YOUR INDEBTEDNESS ANY CHECKS REPRESENTING REFUNDS OF GASOLINE TAX TO WHICH YOU MIGHT OTHERWISE BE ENTITLED.

B-145741, MAY 16, 1961

TO COAST AIRLINES, INC.:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR RECENT LETTER ASKING THAT WE RELEASE TO MR. ROGER MACKENZIE $1,200 OF GASOLINE TAX REFUNDS ALLEGED TO BE DUE YOUR COMPANY.

THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE PROPERLY MAY NOT COMPLY WITH YOUR REQUEST INASMUCH AS THE JURISDICTION OVER SUCH MATTERS IS THAT OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY. FURTHERMORE, THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE HAS ADVISED US THAT YOUR COMPANY HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE LIST OF CONTRACTORS INDEBTED TO THE UNITED STATES BY REASON OF YOUR FAILURE TO PAY TO THE AIR FORCE THE SUM OF $1,960.98 FOR GASOLINE AND OIL FURNISHED YOUR COMPANY.

ACCORDINGLY, IT IS REQUESTED THAT YOU REMIT THE ABOVE AMOUNT PROMPTLY BY CHECK, DRAFT, OR MONEY ORDERS MADE PAYABLE TO THE "TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES," ADDRESSED TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, CLAIMS DIVISION, AND CITING THE REFERENCE NUMBER Z2-115-088. SUCH ACTION ON YOUR PART WILL RENDER IT UNNECESSARY TO FORWARD THE MATTER OF YOUR INDEBTEDNESS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR INSTITUTION OF COURT ACTION OR OTHER APPROPRIATE PROCEEDINGS.

MEANWHILE, THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE IS BEING INSTRUCTED TO FORWARD HERE FOR SET OFF AGAINST YOUR INDEBTEDNESS ANY CHECKS REPRESENTING REFUNDS OF GASOLINE TAX TO WHICH YOU MIGHT OTHERWISE BE ENTITLED.