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Monday, July 12, 2010

Congress passed 16th Amendment
Dwyer Arce at 12:00 AM ET

On July 12, 1909, Congress passed the Sixteenth Amendment, giving Congress the power to collect income taxes. The Amendment was ratified and went into force in 1913.

Learn more about the history of the 16th Amendment.




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