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The History of Income Taxes — Infographic

The History of Income Taxes

On Friday, we posted an infographic on funeral and burial customs — half of Ben Franklin’s death and taxes.  Well, it’s jsut fair that we look at the other half — taxes.  Today’s infographic takes a brief look at the history of income taxes in the United States.  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 13, 2017 in Infographics


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Strange and Unusual Taxes – Infographic

Strange and Unusual Taxes

As Ben Franklin said, and I paraphrase, the only two things certain in life are death and taxes.  But why are some taxes so much odder then others?  Today’s infographic looks at some of the more unusual taxes on the books.  Some we still have today, and others have thankfully faded away. [VIA]

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Posted by on April 3, 2014 in Infographics


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Video of the Day – 4/6/13 (Mesopotamia)

Daily Video — “Mesopotamia

Today’s video from the series Crash Course: World History explored the foundation of the Mesopotamian culture.  As one of the first civilizations to create cities, the Mesopotamians are also credited with giving us writing, taxes, and a codex of laws that still are followed in many modern cultures.

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Posted by on April 8, 2013 in Daily Video


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