jill lepore http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22422/all en Federal Revenue Erupts a Ginormous 267,869% In The 100 Years of Income Tax http://mrc.org/articles/federal-revenue-erupts-ginormous-267869-100-years-income-tax <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NTU&#039;s Pete Sepp says income tax made way for &#039;massive fiscal expansion&#039; of government. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Death has nothing on taxes. Federal income tax receipts have grown by a shocking 267,869 percent in the 100 years of the tax. The tax, approved Feb. 3, 1913, was designed to tax the rich at a time when government coffers were already full.&nbsp;<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/federal-revenue-erupts-ginormous-267869-100-years-income-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Taxes 16th Amendment anniversaries class warfare federal income tax government expansion growth of government income tax jill lepore john steele gordon national taxpayers union pete sepp tax taxation taxes Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:29:12 +0000 julia.seymour 42450 at http://mrc.org