History Stories
CATEGORY: Taxes
Why We Pay Taxes
April 16, 2018

Since 1950, individual income taxes have been the primary source of revenue for the U.S. federal government. Read More

Meet the Man Who Invented Modern Retirement
October 24, 2017

The father of the 401(k) is its biggest critic. Read More

6 Times Presidential Tax Returns Made Us Go Hmmm…
March 15, 2017

Americans have learned some surprising things about our presidents from their taxes. Read More

T-Men: The Unsung Heroes of the IRS
April 15, 2016

Read about the unheralded special agents of the IRS who put Al Capone behind bars, rooted out government corruption and cracked the “Case of the Century.” Read More

6 Things You May Not Know About Taxes
April 11, 2013

Take a closer look at the history of the U.S. tax system. Read More