tax history

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A Question for Tax Time: Why Do We Tax?

Years ago, right after World War II, America’s most famed corporate tax lawyer gave an answer that had the nation’s super rich squirming.

The ‘Buffett Rule’ in History’s Grand Sweep

President Obama has proposed a specific new minimum tax rate for millionaires. Should America’s rich feel angry or relieved? We check the IRS tax data archives for an answer.