In this world,” Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes.”

With the April 18 deadline for filing federal income taxes just around the corner, millions of Americans are frantically confronting that latter (but hopefully not former) inevitability.

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Source:: The Lowdown

It’s Almost Tax Day! This Is What Your Hard-Earned Cash Actually Pays For 13 April,2017Matthew Green

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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.

Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @MGreenKQED

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