Unadjusted Quarterly Figures Were Multiplied By 4 To Derive Totals At Annual Rates. Beginning In 1946, Unadjusted Data Were Obtained By Adding Tax And Nontax Receipts Of Federal, State, And Local Governments. Data Are At Annual Rate. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, For 1939-1945 Data: Supplement To The Survey Of Current Business, "National Income", 1954 Edition; For 1946-1955 Data: "U.S. Income And Output", November 1958; For 1956-1963: Survey Of Current Business, July 1958, July 1964, And Subsequent Quarterly Tabulations.
This NBER data series q15026 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter15.html.
NBER Indicator: q15026
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Personal Tax and Nontax Payments for United States [Q15026USQ027NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/Q15026USQ027NNBR/, November 30, 2015.