Louis A. Filios and Estate of Emma L. Filios, Deceased, Louis A. Filios, Executor - Page 3

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          B.   Westfield Gage Co.                                                      
               Petitioner founded and incorporated Westfield Gage Co.                  
          (Westfield Gage), in Westfield, Massachusetts, in 1955.  He has              
          been its president and sole shareholder since then.  Westfield               
          Gage manufactures precision parts for airplanes and jet engines.             
               Petitioner generally worked 7 or 8 hours per day at                     
          Westfield Gage.  He never (1) prepared a written business plan,              
          (2) conducted economic or business studies, or (3) hired                     
          consultants for Westfield Gage.  Westfield Gage's treasurer                  
          prepared budgets when the corporation was having financial                   
               Westfield Gage was successful.  It had total taxable income             
          of $8,842,137 from 1979 to 1993.  It had gross receipts of                   
          $10,523,177 in 1992 and $9,707,359 in 1993 and net profits of                
          $972,058 in 1992 and $102,470 in 1993.                                       
               Pratt and Whitney, Westfield Gage's primary customer, once              
          asked Westfield Gage to cut its prices 10 percent.  Petitioner               
          did so and Westfield Gage started to lose money.  Petitioner                 
          complained to Pratt and Whitney, so Pratt and Whitney gave                   
          Westfield Gage overhaul and repair work.  The overhaul and repair            
          work was profitable and became a major activity for Westfield                
          C.   Mary Kuta                                                               
               Mary Kuta (Kuta) was Westfield Gage's bookkeeper from 1955              
          to 1992.  She kept Westfield Gage's books and records, filed its             
          quarterly tax returns, and prepared its payroll.                             

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