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Tax Freedom Day is a good time to reflect

In Our Opinion


Amidst the thrashing of filling out those last-minute 1040 forms and plenty of other concerns, the Internal Revenue Service tax filing deadline came and went a week ago Tuesday, April 15.

A 4-million word tax code can certainly affect how a smoothly running life travels down the road.

But this week has a pair of notable, but, perhaps, little known bookend dates unofficially linked to taxes, too. Monday, April 21 was national Tax Freedom Day while Friday, April 25 represents the day we in Washington state have satisfied payment of additional state and local taxes.

Officially, Tax Freedom Da...

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