The so-called Tax March falls on April 15, the nation’s traditional deadline for submitting tax returns.
“One way or another, we will see his tax returns, I believe,” Taub told the Post .
But she does hope a large turnout will influence state lawmakers to pass laws forcing elected officials to release their returns.
– Frank Lesser (@sadmonsters) January 22, 2017In an interview with The Washington Post , Taub said she doesn’t expect the president to release his tax returns as a result of the march.
In what could be the largest public protest since the Women’s March in January , thousands of demonstrators plan to march in more than 190 cities across the country on Saturday, demanding that President Trump release his tax returns.
referring to Why is Tax Day usually April 15?
By the time Congress passed a major overhaul in 1955, more middle-class citizens were paying income tax, but that also meant more refunds.
The date shifted again just three years later, to March 15 — the famous Ides of March.
Tax Day hasn’t always fallen in mid-April.
Following the passage of the 16th Amendment in 1913, which paved the way for the modern income tax, returns were due March 1, according to an article in Fortune magazine.
Tax Day 2017: How the Government Spends Your Tax Dollar
See How the U.S. Government Spends Your Tax Dollar As tax day approaches, take a look at how the U.S. government spends your dollars.
National defense comes in second, with more than 23% paying for Pentagon operations and the military.
President Donald Trump wants to increase defense spending for items like new aircrafts, ships and fighters while cutting tax dollars for domestic programs and foreign aid.
That title, however, belongs to Denmark, where the average personal income tax rate in 2015 was just over than 25%.
At nearly 30%, the largest portion is spent on health care, such as Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program .
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