Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1879-1953 (2)--Original Data, 1954-1959. Data Include Excise Taxes, Estate Taxes, And Other Internal Income. In February 1954, Accounting Procedures For Receipts And Expenditures Were Changed And Thus These Data Are Not Comparable To The Variable With Data For 1879-1953. The Figure For January 1954 On The Old Basis Is 748.87. Source: U.S. Treasury Department, Monthly Statement Of Receipts And Expenditures Of The United States Government.
This NBER data series m15003b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter15.html.
NBER Indicator: m15003b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Federal Budget Receipts, Miscellaneous Internal Revenue for United States [M1503BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M1503BUSM144NNBR/, July 30, 2015.