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Is Today – the Anniversary of the Income Tax – the Worst Day in American History?

V roce 1913 v USA zavedli daň z příjmů: sazba byla v max. výši 7%, přiznání k dani mělo pouze dvě strany a celá daňová legislativa měla pouze 400 stran.
Nyní je v USA horní sazba 39,6% a daňová legislativa má 74.000 stran.
Nepřipomíná nám to u nás také něco podobného?

International Liberty

There have been some unfortunate and dark days in American history, but what was the worst day?

Some obvious choices include December 7, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, and September 11, when the terrorists launched their despicable attack.

Another option (somewhat tongue in cheek) might be January 20 since Republican partisans would say that’s the day that both Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama became President while Democratic partisans would say that’s the day Ronald Reagan became President.

But allow me to suggest that today, October 3, should be a candidate for America’s worst day.

Why? Because on this day in 1913, one of America’s worst Presidents, Woodrow Wilson, signed into law the Revenue Act of 1913, which imposed the income tax.

The law signed that day by President Wilson, to be fair, wasn’t that awful. The top tax rate was only 7 percent, the tax form was only…

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