What is the name of the law that made federal income taxes legal?

Answer The 16th amendment to the Constitution, ratified in 1913, makes it legal to impose a federal income tax on the population. Originally, income tax ranged from 1 percent to 7 percent, with the highes... Read More »

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Is there a law that states you have to pay federal income tax?

According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the 16th Amendment established laws allowing Congress to impose a federal income tax. Federal income tax rates are dependent on your earned income.... Read More »

What income bracket pays federal income taxes?

All income brackets have people who have federal tax obligations, however, the amount of people who owe any taxes drops precipitously as income levels falls. According to the Tax Policy Center, onl... Read More »

What is the minimum amount of income needed to pay federal income tax?

The minimum amount of money needed to pay income taxes depends on filing status. As of 2009, those who are single need to make more than $9,350 in order to pay. If filing as a head of household, th... Read More »

Is Inheritance money to be reported on federal income tax as income?

It is possible to have some taxable income from an inheritance the source and the type of income that is inherited is what will determine this. Inherited pension or IRA. If you inherited a pension... Read More »