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The amendments were wrote to amend parts of the Constitution of the United States I have got info in the sixteenth amendment I will be writing this report in the order that our note taking guide goes What the amendment was about The 16th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States proposed July 12 1909 ratified in 1913 gives congress the power to lay and collect taxes on incomes from whatever source derived and is the basis for all federal income tax legislation previously the subject of much US Supreme Court controversy Article 1 Sections 2 and 9 of the Constitution states that no direct tax may be imposed unless it is apportioned among the states according to population After the first federal income tax was imposed 1862 during the Civil War the US Supreme Court upheld it on the grounds that it was not a direct tax and so could not be levied without reference to state apportionment The issue was ultimately resolved by the 16th Amendment which gives Congress full powers to tax incomes without reference to state apportionment or census Immediate ramifications of the ratification Some immediate ramifications of the ratification was there were a lot of people saying that it was unconstitutional and refused to pay in some cases Also a lot of people protested that the rich dont pay enough Stuff still in the news today There are still people to this date that think that these income taxes are unconstitutional and unfair Also still to this day there are people that try to not pay the tax I am pretty sure that they hit those guys with prison or fines How this amendment effects me These income taxes provides me with a police department fire department and all sorts of things So when you think of if you are in favor or not you probably have mixed emotions Test case before the supreme court In the case of
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