A progressive tax is a tax in which the tax rate increases as the taxable amount
increases. The term "progressive" refers to the way the tax rate progresses from ... More »
21.5.1 History of top rates; 21.5.2 Federal income tax rates ... The rate of tax at the
federal level is graduated; that is, the tax rates of higher amounts of income ...
May 1, 2003 ... America's founders rejected the income tax entirely, but when they spoke of taxes
they recognized the need for uniformity and equal protection ...
Sep 7, 2012 ... The income tax was the most popular economic justice movement of the early ...
The Panic of 1893 and the Rise of the Graduated Income Tax.
Apr 8, 1999 ... It was a forerunner of our modern income tax in that it was based on the
principles of graduated, or progressive, taxation and of withholding ...
Nevertheless, a graduated income tax of the proper type would be a desirable
feature of Federal taxation, and it is to be hoped that one may be devised which ...
Feb 4, 2013 ... February: Americans think of Black History Month, Valentine's Day, Lincoln's ...
The Socialist Labor Party advocated a graduated income tax in ...
The origin of the income tax on individuals is generally cited as the passage of
the 16th Amendment, passed by Congress on July 2, 1909, and ratified February
Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National
Archives. ... 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Federal Income Tax (1913)
... all incomes over $800 and later modified this principle to include a graduated
6 The investment income tax rate is 3.8 % and applies only to individuals with ....
view tracing the history of progressive taxation as a principle, Aristotle's deep .....
in the midst of the Hundred Years War, there was a graduated income tax on.