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10 Things Taxes Pay For: Where Do Your Federal Tax Dollars Go?

Update: The IRS deadline for filing taxes is April 18th, 2023. This applies to most taxpayers. Those that request an extension will have until October 16th, 2023 to file. The federal government spent a total of $6.3 trillion from October 2021 through September 2022, according to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Combined Statement of Receipts, Outlays... Read More

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