Federal Taxation in America by
Call Number: HJ2362 .B76 2016 3rd level
Publication Date: 2016
This is a historical overview of federal taxation and fiscal policy in the United States, extending from the American Revolution to the present day. Brownlee relates the principal stages of federal taxation to the crises that led to their adoption, including but not limited to: the formation of the republic, the Civil War, World War I and II, and the challenges to government that took hold during the 1980s. In this third edition, Brownlee adds four new chapters covering the colonial era, the American Revolution, the Civil War, the 1920s, and the post-1945 era including the tax policies of the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations.