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Government revenue, from taxes, fees, and business revenue, has increased substantially in the 20th century. There have also been remarkable changes in the type of taxes raised and in the relative taxing power by type of government.
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Federal revenue data begins in 1792.
State and local revenue data begins in 1890.
State and local revenue data for individual states begins in 1957.
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'Guesstimated' by projecting the latest change in reported revenue forward to future years