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Where does the authority to levy a federal income tax come from?

the constitution


Which amendment gave congress the power to levy income tax?

power of the federal government


When could states collect taxes but the federal government could not?

The federal government had no ability to tax when it was operating under the Articles of Confederation. The US Constitution provided the federal government authority to collect taxes; the Sixteenth Amendment, ratified in 1913, added the ability to levy taxes on income.


Congress was given the power to levy an income tax?

The powers of the federal government.


Who Gave congress the power to levy on income tax?

Power of the Federal Government


What is the main purpose for the sixteenth amendment?

give congress the constitutional authority to levy income taxes


What two levels of government can levy taxes?

State and FederalThere are far more than two levels of government that can levy taxes. Several different Government Agencies can also levy taxes. Federal, State, and Cities, are some of the levels that can levy income taxes alone.


Is it true that the power to levy federal income taxes rests with the us congress?

true


Under which category does this Constitutional Amendment fall Congress was given the power to levy an income tax?

federal


Under which category does this Constitutional Amendment fall gave Congress the power to levy an income tax?

Power of the Federal Government


Which amendment empowered Congress to levy an income tax?

The 16th amendment was passed in 1913 to establish Congress right to impose a federal income tax.


What are 2 examples of federal powers?

The power to engage in war. The power to levy income tax.


Which amendment gives congress the constitutional authority to levy income taxes?

Sixteenth Amendment (Amendment XVI)


Why does the constitution allow the federal government to levy taxes?

So that the federal government had some source of income. Hard to run a country without any money.


Under which category does this constitutional amendment fall that gave congress the power to levy an income tax?

Power of the Federal Government


How did the federal government gain the power to levy the federal tax?

The US constitution gives the federal government (specifically, congress) the power to enact certain kinds of taxes. If you mean the federal income tax, it's partly from that, and just to make it nice and completely legal (the part about taxes in the body of the constitution is vague enough that it could be ... and has been ... argued that it was never intended to allow for income taxes), the 16th amendment specifically allows for a federal income tax.


What entity does the IRS collect income taxes for and what US law specifically allows this?

The IRS collects taxes for the Federal Government. The basis for this is 16th ammendment of the constitution which allows the Federal government to levy income taxes. This is implemented via the tax code with is subjected to frequent revision by congress.


Who has the authority to levy taxes?

Congress


Who has the constitutional authority to levy taxes?

congress


Who has the constitution authority to levy taxes?

congress


Which is not an example of a social amendment?

Congress can levy income taxes.


Is a levy the same thing as a lien?

No. Levy has different meanings.To levy is to impose a tax or fine. A levyrefers to the act of a seizure of property in execution of a judgment by an authority such as a sheriff.A lien is a right or interest of a creditor in another’s property. For example, a mortgage, income tax lien, property tax lien or an attachment.


Who was given authority to levy taxes by the Framers of the Constitution?

Congress.


Which amendment explains the government entity that has the authority to levy taxes?

16th


What branch of the government levies income tax?

It depends on what "government" you are asking about. In the United States of America, the Federal government and most states levy and collect income taxes. So do many cities.In the Federal Government, income taxes are levied and collected by the Internal Revenue Service, which is part of the Treasury Department. The Treasury department is part of the Executive Branch, and is reports to the President.