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...for the Income Tax
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Now we look at how the tax was determined and collected for those not employed by or serving the United States. First, we note that the provision for a tax was similar to that for the first group:
"Sec. 90. And be it further enacted, That there shall be levied, collected, and paid annually, upon the annual gains, profits, or income of every person residing in the United States, whether derived from any kind of property, rents, interest, dividends, salaries, or from any profession, trade, employment, or vocation carried on in the United States or elsewhere, or from any other source whatever, except as hereinafter mentioned, if such annual gains, profits, or income exceed the sum of six hundred dollars, and do not exceed the sum of ten thousand dollars, a duty of three per centum on the amount of such annual gains, profits, or income over and above the said sum of six hundred dollars; if said income exceeds the sum of ten thousand dollars, a duty of five per centum upon the amount thereof exceeding six hundred dollars;..."
The question is about further provisions made for this second group.

In the 1862 law those living in the United States and citizens living abroad (and not in the employ or service of the United States)

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