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Interesting IRS Facts

IRS History
The roots of the IRS go back to the Civil War when President Lincoln and Congress, in 1862, created the position of commissioner of Internal Revenue and enacted an income tax to pay war expenses. Follow the timeline to today’s IRS.

 

 

 


 


Fun Activities! Get a head start with learning about taxes. Here are some fun activities you can do with your parents, some of your friends or a teacher.

  • Tax Maze
    Help the tax envelope make it through the maze to the mailbox!
  1. Tax Maze(For use with Adobe Reader 7)
  2. Tax Maze (For use with Adobe Reader 9)
Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 07-Nov-2013