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February 3, 1913

Amendment XVI ratified

One hundred years ago today, the Sixteenth Amendment, which was passed by Congress on July 12, 1909, was ratified by the states.

"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."

The Constitution, Amendment XVI

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