Normally April 15, the Internal Revenue Service pushed the deadline for filing taxes this year to a month later due, of course, to the COVID-19 pandemic and all the difficulties it presented over the past year.
In 1861, the very first income tax was started in the United States. This initial income tax was used to fund the American Civil War effort by levying a 3% tax on all households which made over $800 a year. [HolidaysCalendar.com] In addition to paying taxes, this is the last day to make a contribution to your IRA.
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