Thursday, February 10, 2005

Tax Freedom Day

Here's a superb graphic from the Tax Foundation showing the advance of Tax Freedom Day over the past few decades. Tax Freedom day is the day that the average American taxpayer stops working for the guvmint and starts working for himself. Check out what happens after 2000:

Tax Freedom Day, 1963 - 2004

Tax Freedom Day graph

Tax Freedom Day went from a record late date of May 2nd in 2000 all the way back to April 11th in 2004. Note that that's the earliest it's been since Lyndon Johnson's Presidency.

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