As a means to gain more government revenue, Congress passed the Income Tax Amendment on Feb. 3, 1913. Such legislation taxed the American public in a way previously never imagined, and would indirectly support the funding for the Great War that would follow.
Today In History- February 3
Income tax amendment takes effect.
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Income tax becomes law in the United States.
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