This is an estimated breakdown of how your 2015 income taxes were spent – the taxes for which you might file a return. It does not include the taxes you pay to fund Social Security and Medicare.

“In this world,” wrote Benjamin Franklin, “nothing can be said to be certain except

Source:: The Lowdown

It’s Almost Tax Day! See What All Your Hard-Earned Cash Actually Pays For 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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