Rise of Progressive Taxation

Legal and tax historian Ajay Mehrotra discussed his book, Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of… read more

Legal and tax historian Ajay Mehrotra discussed his book, Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929. He explained how and why the United States shifted from generating most of its revenue from consumption taxes to a national income tax with the passage of the 16th Amendment. The National Archives Center for Legislative Archives hosted this event in December 2014. close

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Rise of Progressive Taxation

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Program ID:
477521-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 04, 2020 | 10:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Nov 15, 2020 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 04, 2020 | 10:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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