A Century of Income Taxes: The History of Tax Day [Infographic]

The April 15th tax deadline is just days away and tax procrastinators are scrambling to make the tax deadline.  No need to worry.  With today’s modern technology you can go online and e-file your tax return at 11:59 on April 15th, but what was tax day like a century ago and how did the IRS come up with the April 15th tax deadline?  Prior to 1913, only taxes were raised during the civil war and the first income tax day was March 1, 1914.  Our infographic takes a look at a hundred years of taxes and the history of tax day.

Infographic by Column Five Media

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