Now that you’ve paid your taxes, where is all that money going?
KQED’s YouDecide tool lets you answer a poll about whether your money is being well spent, and shares data about where the money really goes.
It turns out that in three major categories – defense, health care and education – we direct more of our budget than the average member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
So far, 55% of respondents have said that tax dollars aren’t being spent well by the federal government. Add your voice at YouDecide.
YouthRadio’s Making Cents series tackles taxes and gets young people sharing what comes to mind when they hear those letters: I.R.S.
And to lighten up Tax Day a bit, Nightly Business Report has a piece on the pressures of filing taxes. Watch tax experts go head-to-balance sheet in: Iron Accountant.