The income tax started as a conservative political stunt

The income tax started as a conservative political stunt CHRISTINA STERBENZ FEB. 3, 2015, 7:20 PM ourdocuments.govThe original 1040 income tax form The US officially adopted the federal income tax 102 years ago today. The Supreme Court had ruled in 1895 that the income tax violated Article I of the Constitution, so the amendment was necessary to empower the federal government…

What’s new for this tax-filing season?

Did you know? You may be eligible for new or improved tax relief measures and services when filing your 2013 income tax and benefit return. Important facts First-time donor’s super credit – This new credit for first-time donors gives an extra 25% credit for cash donations when you claim your charitable donations tax credit. This means…