Do I Need to Pay the Alternative Minimum Tax?

By | April 4th, 2014|

Once upon a time (back in 1967), there were 155 taxpayers with incomes over $200,000 (more than $1.3 million in today’s dollars) who paid no income tax at all. Twenty of them were millionaires. Because the government needed to fund its programs—including the Vietnam War—the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) was born as part of the [...]