April 9 2009|02.13 PM UTC

Jonathan Rivers

Tax Day: By the Numbers

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‘Tis the season to be collectively gouged by the government for a significant portion of our hard-earned income. Tax season is typically not a favorite among Americans, unless you are eligible for a refund, of course. In order to offer a meager morale booster in this financially gloomy month, we have put together, for your enjoyment, a collection of strange, entertaining and little-known facts surrounding April 15th.


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Jess April 10, 2009 at 7:16 am

Pretty cool. That kidnapping this is sad though. It’s a shame to be reminded of that every time you do your taxes, let alone derive some financial gain from claiming a kidnapped child.

I’d question “one hundred twenty” stat though. So lets say a person works 50 weeks at 5 days a week, including holidays, that’s 250 days a year, and so a person works 120 of 250 days a year to pay their tax liabilities, that’s about half, which doesn’t seem accurate. Right?

Oh and are the last numbers adjusted for inflation or not? Seems like they should be.


J. Money April 16, 2009 at 8:29 am

This is one of the awesomest graphics i have ever seen. I am impressed kind sirs!


Anonymous June 10, 2009 at 5:41 am

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