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was income tax repled at all frm 1939- persent

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was income tax repled at all from 1939- persent
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Wendy Reed replied 5 years ago.

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The Federal Income Tax system has been modified many times since 1939 (year that tax laws were codified), and tax rates have gone up and down, but the amendment (16th) that established the income tax has never been repealed.


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