learning more about the historical event – February 25, 2017

Today’s historical event was On Feb. 25, 1913, the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving Congress the power to levy and collect income taxes, was declared in effect by Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox. ___

Amendment XVI

The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and without regard to any census or enumeration. ht:
https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/amendmentxvi

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