Individual Income and Payroll Taxes

The U.S. federal individual income tax was enacted in 1913 following the passage of the 16th Amendment. Today, most states and a small number of local and municipal governments also collect income taxes.


Featured Research

As Tax Filing Season Begins, Taxpayers Prepare for 2020 Federal Tax Changes

January 7, 2020

Tax Trends at the Dawn of 2020

January 6, 2020

State Tax Changes as of January 1, 2020

December 20, 2019

GILTI and Other Conformity Issues Still Loom for States in 2020

December 19, 2019

Kansas Tax Modernization: A Framework for Stable, Fair, Pro-Growth Reform

December 10, 2019

Comparing Wealth Taxation and Income Taxes

December 9, 2019


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