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The Two Santa Claus Theory: How America Marketed, then Unmarketed the Income Tax

In an effort to marshall support around the expansion of the federal income tax in 1942, the US government enlisted the help of Donald Duck. The US had just entered into World War 2 and was oddly bound to the primitive notion that the government should have some way to pay for this vast increase in...
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YDHTY, Episode 35: Molly Michelmore on Taxes and what Donald Duck Does for a Living

Heading into April, You Don't Have to Yell's editorial calendar was set to tackle the issue of taxes - a topic that seemed timely earlier this year. Then the city of Wuhan got everyone so sick that tax day was moved to July - the very month our Founding Fathers declared independence from England in...
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