Tax Freedom Day, the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough to pay the federal, state, and local tax bill for year, will arrive 114 days into the year on April 24, according to an annual report from the Tax Foundation.
A lot of Americans feel like they're getting cheated at tax time. In a Pew Research Center poll last year, 61 percent said it bothered them "a lot" that "some wealthy people don't pay their fair share."
The odds of being criminally prosecuted by the Internal Revenue Service have fallen as a result of budget cuts at the hands of Congress, decreasing from 13.3 per million population in fiscal year 2013 to 9.2 per million in FY 2015, according to new research.
Although a recent ABC News/Washington Post Poll found just 6 percent of voters who lean Republican and 4 percent of those who lean Democrat rank taxes as the most important issue impacting their vote, one in five public company tax directors feel differently.