In the spirit of April 15th, tax day in the US, remember Tax Freedom Day too. This year Tax Freedom Day falls on April 21st, three days later than last year.
Tax Freedom Day is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay its total tax bill for the year. We all work over 3 months for the government each year! Click below to see a calendar-based illustration and map of the cost of government.
In California, our Tax Freedom Day falls on April 30th. California ranks #4.