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The History of The USS Tarazed - History

Tarazed(AF-13: dp. 6,963; 1. 447& 39;10& 34;; b. 60& 39;; dr. 26& 39;; s. 18 k.;cpl. 238; a. 1 5& 34;, 3 3& 34;)Tarazed (AF-13) was built in 1932 as Chiriqui at Newport News, Va., by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co.; was acquired by the Navy on 4 June 1941 from the United Fruit Co. through the Maritime Commission on a bare-boat basis; was converted for Navy use by Brewer& 39;s Drydock Co.
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Income Tax

The first federal income tax in the United States was imposed during the Civil War and was initially set at 3 of incomes over $800. It was repealed after the war.The same Congress which passed the Wilson-Gorman Tariff of 1894 also passed the first peacetime income tax, partly to offset the loss of revenue from the new tariff.
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