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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche 1844-1900

Top US Tax Rate on " Unearned" Income

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1913 the year Federal income tax was levied in the U.S.
The first tax code: 1% of income above $3,000 for singles; above $4,000 for married couples. A 1% surtax on incomes above $20,000 graduated to 6% on those above $500,000.