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TALLAHASSEE – Did you know that the average Florida household must work 111 out of 365 days this year just to pay their taxes?
This year, April 21, is Florida Taxpayer Independence Day 2013 because it will be the first day of the year where your earnings will be yours, instead of going to pay your taxes, as estimated by Florida TaxWatch. This is four days later than last year, and a full work week after Tax Day on April 15, the deadline for Americans to file their federal income taxes.
Taxpayer Independence Day 2013 comes four days later than it did last year, mostly due to increasing federal taxes and a slowly recovering economy that is starting to grow state tax collections again.
“This year’s four-day increase in tax burden results in the second year in a row that tax independence come later the year before, but the day still falls 10 days earlier than it did in 2006,” said Dominic M. Calabro, President & CEO of Florida TaxWatch. “Although Floridians’ personal income is starting to grow again, Floridians’ total tax bill is expected to rise faster.” … Continue Reading