Section 8 - Section 8 [General powers of Congress.4] 4. By...

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Section 8 [General powers of Congress. 4 ] 4. By the 16th Amendment, Congress is given the power to lay and collect taxes on income. [Taxes, duties, imposts, and excises.—1.] The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States; but all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States; [Borrowing of money.—2.] To borrow money on the credit of the United States; [Regulation of commerce.—3.] To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian tribes; [Naturalization and bankruptcy.—4.] To establish a uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies throughout the United States; [Money, weights and measures.—5.] To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin, and fix the standard of weights and measures; [Counterfeiting.—6.] To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United
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Section 8 - Section 8 [General powers of Congress.4] 4. By...

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