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An act to lay and collect a direct-tax within the United States.

United States

An act to lay and collect a direct-tax within the United States.

by United States

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Published by s.n. in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taxation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 48725.
    ContributionsUnited States.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination15, [1] p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14578773M

    Article I, Section 8 gives Congress the power to "lay and collect taxes, duties, imports, and excises." The Constitution allows Congress to tax in order to "provide for the common defense and general welfare." The Court has flip-flopped on the issue of whether Congress has the constitutional power to . The Constitution of the United States We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

    The act was passed on 9 July after the XYZ Affair became public and the public clamored for war. Five days later, on 14 July , another act was passed to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States. The monies collected from this tax were designated to help arm the country for an impending war with France. GLC "The Congress shall have Power to lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common or other direct, Tax shall be laid, unless in insurance corporations, foreign ships, income from sources within possessions of United States, citizens of the United States and.

    The act now under consideration does not impose direct taxation upon property solely because of its ownership, but the tax is within the class which Congress is authorized to lay and collect under Article I, § 8, clause 1 of the Constitution, and described generally as taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, upon which the limitation is that they. A bill further to amend the act, intituled, An Act to Lay and Collect a Direct Tax within the United Sta A Bill for Imposing More Specific Duties on the Importation of Certain Articles, and also, for Levying a A Bill Supplementary to An Act to Regulate the Duties on Imports and Tonnage [microform].


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Get this from a library. An Act further to amend the act intituled, An Act to Lay and Collect a Direct Tax within the United States. [United States.; United States. Congress.]. “An act for the assessment and collection of direct taxes and internal duties,” and the said act of Congress, entitled “An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States,” in relation to the several states wherein the same has been assessed or is assessing, shall be and remain the valuations and assessments for the said.

An Act to amend an act, intituled “An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.” Collectors to provide lists of lands taxable.

Act of July 9,ch. An Act to amend the seventh section of the act entitled “An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.” Where the legislature of a state shall not meet before January 1,such state to be allowed until February to make payment of the quota of the state of the direct tax.

United States Statutes at Large/Volume 2/8th Congress/1st Session/Chapter An Act further to amend the act intituled “An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.” intituled An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States,” been authorized to sell for non-payment of the said tax.

Page - Act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States Appears in 97 books from Page - no person under the age of twentyone years shall be enlisted or mustered into the military service of the United States without the written consent of his parents or guardians: Provided, That such minor has such parents or.

To which is added, the act levying a tax of two millions of dollars | author1=United States | author2=United States. Act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States | year= | publisher=Printed and sold by Ashbel Stoddard | language=English }}.

Intensions between the United States and France had risen to such a level that many thought war was imminent. To fund America's military buildup, Congress enacted a $2 million direct tax in July In each state, officials created forms and set out to value real property, enumerate slaves, and collect their assigned portion of the tax.

In Congress levied its first avowedly direct tax. To pay for a military mobilization in anticipation of a war with France, it passed “An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States,” to be “assessed upon dwelling-houses, lands, and slaves.”Author: Ray Raphael.

And on to "An act to regulate the allowance of forage to officers in the army of the United States". Whew. Now page 53 et seq has 2 August's act, An act to lay and collect a direct tax within the United States.

This levies a tax of $3 million total and lists the actual assessment in each state, and then in each district, down to the cent. Before the government could collect the tax, real property had to be valuated and slaves enumerated (Act of 9 July (1 Stat.

2 Vermont was designated to contain five divisions for the purposes of this tax 3 The Surveryor General’s Papers in Vermont contain the commission papers, signed by President John Adams, appointing five men. Text. The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.

Other Constitutional provisions regarding taxes. Article I, Section 2, Clause 3. Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this. The United States of America has separate federal, state, and local governments with taxes imposed at each of these levels.

Taxes are levied on income, payroll, property, sales, capital gains, dividends, imports, estates and gifts, as well as varioustaxes collected by federal, state, and municipal governments amounted to % of the OECD, only Chile and Mexico are taxed.

ANSWER PERSON RESPONDS: This is from Article I, Section 8, of the Constitution: “The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States ”.

“The constitution declares, that a capitation tax is a direct tax; and both in theory and practice, a tax on land is deemed to be a direct tax The provision was made in favor of the southern states; they possessed a large number of slaves; they had extensive tracts of territory, thinly settled, and not very productive.

The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States; and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.

[6] [In Case of the. Text. The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.

Other Constitutional provisions regarding taxes. Article I, Section 2, Clause 3. Representatives and direct taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within. - The Wilson Tariff Act revived the income tax and an income tax division within the Bureau of Internal Revenue was created.

- Supreme Court ruled the new income tax unconstitutional on the grounds that it was a direct tax and not apportioned among the states on the basis of population. The income tax division was disbanded. See "An Act concerning the Duties on Spirits distilled within the United States," passed May 8,in Peters, The Public Statutes at Large, vol.

1, pgs. ; and "An Act making further provision for securing and collecting the Duties on foreign and domestic distilled Spirits, Stills, Wines and Teas" passed June 5,in ibid, pgs. Since, then, the power to lay and collect taxes, which includes direct taxes, is obviously coextensive with the power to lay and collect duties, imposts, and excises, and since the latter extends throughout the United States, it follows that the power to impose direct taxes also extends through- [ U.S.] out the United States.'.a direct tax within the United States,” passed 14 Julyed.

Richard Peters, The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, ), –89, – 8 “An Act to lay and collect a direct tax within the .Tax protester Sixteenth Amendment arguments are assertions that the imposition of the U.S.

federal income tax is illegal because the Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which reads "The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.