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Tax Freedom Day comparisons

Tax freedom day comparisons below show how an average American worked most to cover taxes (federal taxes, state taxes, and local taxes) than they do for other expenses. The number of days have been rounded to whole numbers in the tax freedom day comparisons table below.

Comparisons of tax freedom day to other expenses


Days worked in 2002 to cover expense

 Federal taxes, state taxes, and local taxes




 Medical Care












 All other expenses




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