Tax withholding in the United States
Three key types of withholding tax are imposed at various levels in the United States:The amount of tax withheld is based on the amount of payment subject to tax. Withholding of tax on wages includes ...
History of United States taxation
The history of taxation in the United States begins with the colonial protest against British taxation policy in the 1760s, leading to the American Revolution. The independent nation collected taxes o...
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Backup withholding
According to the Internal Revenue Service, in the US, backup withholding is a specified percentage (currently 28%) withheld by the payers to be paid to the IRS on most kinds of transactions reported o...
Federal Insurance Contributions Act tax
Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax /ˈfaɪkə/ is a United States federal payroll (or employment) tax imposed on both employees and employers to fund Social Security and Medicare —federal pro...
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Tea Act
The Tea Act of 1773 (13 Geo 3 c 44) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. Its principal overt objective was to reduce the massive surplus of tea held by the financially troubled British East...
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Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
The Sixteenth Amendment (Amendment XVI) to the United States Constitution allows the Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states or basing it on the United States Census. T...
Alternative minimum tax
The alternative minimum tax (AMT) is an income tax imposed by the United States federal government on individuals, corporations, estates, and trusts. AMT is imposed at a nearly flat rate on an adjuste...
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Tariff in American history
Tariffs in United States history have played important roles in trade policy, political debates and the nation's economic history. The main goal of the tariff was uncontroversial—to raise money to pay...
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Townshend Revenue Act
The Townshend Acts were a series of acts passed, beginning in 1767, by the Parliament of Great Britain relating to the British colonies in North America. The acts are named after Charles Townshend, t...
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Sugar Act
The Sugar Act, also known as the American Revenue Act or the American Duties Act, was a revenue-raising act passed by the Parliament of Great Britain on April 5, 1764. The preamble to the act stated: ...
Capital gains tax in the United States
In the United States of America, individuals and corporations pay U.S. federal income tax on the net total of all their capital gains just as they do on other sorts of income. "Long term" capital gain...
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Boston Tea Party
71°03′09″W / 42.3536°N 71.0524°W / 42.3536; -71.0524 (Boston Tea Party) The Boston Tea Party (initially referred to by John Adams as "the Destruction of the Tea in Bos...
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Stamp Act 1765
The Stamp Act 1765 (short title Duties in American Colonies Act 1765; 5 George III, c. 12) was an act of the Parliament of Great Britain that imposed a direct tax on the colonies of British America an...
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