Wednesday, April 15, 2009

16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution


Passed by Congress July 2, 1909. Ratified February 3, 1913.

Note: Article I, section 9, of the Constitution was modified by amendment 16.

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.

Curses! What were they thinking??

1 comment:

mamurd said...

A better question: What were voters thinking when they voted themselves a .5% sales tax increase? It's 9.5% now. 9.5%!