Sunday, February 3, 2013

The Income Tax Celebrates its 100th

IRS 1040 form
IRS 1040 form (
Don't hear too many people cheering though!  Probably the best headline I've read so far on this anniversary is, "Many Unhappy Returns." But, however one feels about the whole idea, it's a power that Congress was given when the 16th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified a hundred years ago. Cornell University Law School has a great legal website which provides a lot of info on the law and government. Here's their page on Amendment XVI

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