Hey, I just thought of somethin....?

If Income taxes were around until WWII, and Al Capone was in business back in the 20's.......... How did they get him on federal income tax evasion???


I always said I was born in the wrong century. Good answers

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    The 16th amendment, passed in 1913, created a graduated federal income tax. We've had them ever since. That's how Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion.

  • 1 decade ago

    Income taxes started in 1913 and Capone went to prison in 1931.

  • 1 decade ago

    Umm.. this is a tough question ..

    I think 1913

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