Today In History- February 3

Today In History- February 3

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Income tax amendment takes effect.

Income tax becomes law in the United States.

  • Washington D.C., USA

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.


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