The Secretary of State to the Embassy in China

247. Satisfactory await reply Chinese Govt to representations already made on exemption agencies and officials US Govt from taxes. Urtel 908 June 3. Keep Dept informed.9

Repeated to Shanghai as Deptel 1003.

  1. A reply from the Chinese Foreign Office, dated August 10, referred only to the income tax on lease of property and said exemption could not be granted as tax was on the lessor of the property (Nanking Embassy file 851.2 Shanghai house tax).