Unformatted text preview: In 1895, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal income tax was unconstitutional. In 1913, the sixteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was enacted. This amendment gave Congress the power to levy and collect taxes. In 2004, the federal government collected $832 billion in individual income taxes....
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