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Tax Freedom Day

Paying our debt to government

April 8, 2014
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Thursday will mark West Virginia's Tax Freedom Day, according to independent tax policy research organization The Tax Foundation. Only eight states in the country reached the mark faster. Tax Freedom Day is the date on which our state's residents have collectively earned enough income to pay off their total federal, state and local tax bills, meaning that, in West Virginia anyway, we get to spend more of the year working for ourselves than all but a few other states.



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