Monday, February 4, 2013

100 Years of the Income Tax: Then and Now

From Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sunday, Feb. 3 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 16th Amendment, which enabled the establishment of the U.S. federal income tax.  The century-long history of the income tax has been marked by more and more taxpayers paying higher and higher amounts of tax. 

As Americans get ready for yet another tax filing season, let’s take a look at how the income tax became the raw deal it is today:

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