3. Income tax law of June 30, 1864 increased percentage of salary withheld to 5% Lincoln's monthly warrants reduced $101.66 thereby.

A total of $2,407.60 was withheld from Lincoln's salary under income tax laws. In 1872 a refund of $3,555.94 was made to the Administrator of his estate, representing amount withheld from his salary plus $1,250 paid by Lincoln in December 1864, as a special 5% tax on his 1863 salary.


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