Amendment 16

The 16th amendment allowed Congress to collect taxes on income. So the rich didn't have to pay the same amount as the poor. They had to pay more since they make more money. This Amendment was ratified February 3,1913 and passed by the congress on july 2 1909.

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"Where do you suppose you'd drive today,If not for the tax that paved the way?" http://www.sodahead.com/fun/tax-poem-and-a-list/blog-300609/

The 16 amendment changed the constitution because it made thae taxes higher for the rich and more fair for the poor so people were happy and thay all had to pay the same amount.

    

Definition: The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.

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