Cost of Government Day 2012

December 30, 2011 6:00 AM

This note extends the concept of Tax Freedom Day, which is calculated annually by the Adam Smith Institute. As the New Year rolls in, the TaxPayers’ Alliance presents an estimate of the Cost of Government day for 2012. 

This is the date in the calendar year on which the average person has earned enough gross income to pay for their share of the cost of government spending and regulation.

Click here to read the full report

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