Form 1040 is one of three IRS tax forms used for personal (individual) federal
income tax returns filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by United States
Joseph J. Thorndike, director of the Tax History Project at Tax Analysts is a
nationally recognized tax historian. He is a regular ... Most Americans are still
waiting for Donald Trump to release his tax returns. ... Do Progressives Hate Tax
Feb 20, 2014 ... Joseph J. Thorndike ... Congress enacted the modern income tax as part of the
Revenue Act of 1913, which became law on October 3, 1913. ... it will be
necessary for all income tax returns to be filed in person or placed in the ...
Mar 29, 2012 ... If we want our presidential candidates to release their tax returns, let'... ... Joseph
J. Thorndike Director, Tax History Project at Tax Analysts; ... When they register to
run, candidates must file a personal financial ... The problem, apparently, is the
spotlight it throws on wealth, as opposed to simply income.
“Make sure you pay your taxes,” Richard Nixon remarked to journalist David Frost
during one of ... issues with the returns Nixon had filed between 1968 and 1972.
... Joseph J. Thorndike is director of the Tax History Project at Tax Analysts and ...
low-income families.12 That figure represents just 0.004 percent of the federal ....
25 Joseph J. Thorndike, Americans Don't Mind Taxes, They Hate Tax ...
taxpayers to pay for public goods—failure to file an annual tax return can result in
Biography. Joseph J. Thorndike is director of the Tax History Project at Tax
Analysts and a Visiting Scholar in History at the University of Virginia. He is a
Apr 14, 2016 ... When the modern income tax was introduced in 1913, it was ... At the time, the
idea of running a deficit was seen as disastrous, says Joseph J. Thorndike, ...
from citizens—far more than the 26 million that had been filed the year before. ....
to pay taxes not as a matter of concrete numbers but rather of return .....
Apr 15, 2016 ... As millions of Americans scramble to file their tax returns by Monday's deadline,
... “It's obviously not convenient to release your tax returns.
There's no line on the tax return that asks, ''What are you not telling us?'' —
Robert .... In America, if you cheat on your taxes your neighbor won't talk to you. ...
of my compensation. There is no law that compels me to file a tax return. ...
Joseph J. Thorndike ..... The American public enjoys a love/hate rel...