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Emma Wei

State Policy Intern

Emma is an intern with the Center for State Tax Policy.

Written Works

American independence, which we celebrate this week, was born of a tax revolt. See more on "No Taxation without Representation" Fourth of July tax revolt.

Tax Freedom Day 2019 is April 16th

Tax Freedom Day represents how long Americans as a whole have to work in order to pay the nation’s tax burden. In 2019, Americans will pay $3.4 trillion in federal taxes and $1.8 trillion in state and local taxes, for a total bill of over $5.2 trillion, or 29 percent of the nation’s income.

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