Building Bridges – Taxes

April 27, 2021

Podcast Host: Joe Geraghty  |  Podcast Contributors: Dan Wallace, John Cheeseman, Ian Fried, Olivia Dumboski and Michael Boateng

Since it is April, and April 15th is traditionally when our income taxes are due, we thought we would dedicate this session to some fascinating tax stories in American history. From how our taxes have evolved over the centuries to how some of our wealthiest politicians, business-people, and criminals have attempted to evade paying their fair share, we explore the nooks and crannies of taxes in America.

Part 1: Taxes and the Founding of the Nation (01:14)
Part 2: Civil War Taxes to the 16th Amendment (10:24)
Part 3: Sixteenth Amendment through Al Capone (20:15)
Part 4: Poll Taxes (30:09)
Part 5: Vice President Spiro Agnew (39:10)
Part 6: William Millard (51:41)


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