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Income Tax Return, 1921

Income Tax Return, 1921

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The Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution, ratified in 1913, granted Congress the power to impose a federal income tax on individuals. The concept of contributing your fair share is widely held, but agreeing on what that is all depends on who is paying the bill.
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Form, Irs
date made
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 26.67 cm x 20.32 cm
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accession number
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Credit Line
Victor W. Tatelman
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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