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John Steele Gordon: A Short History of the Income Tax (WSJ op-ed piece)

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204422404576594471646927038.html A Short History of the Income Tax One original sin was the separation of the corporate and personal tax, giving lawyers, accountants and the wealthy a chance to game the system. […] The other pernicious consequence of the separate corporate and personal income taxes has been a field day for demagogues and the misguided […]