– Today is April Fool’s Day.
Or, As Will Rogers put it, “The trouble with practical jokes is that very often they get elected.”
Taxes and spending
– Sunday is Tax Freedom Day in Georgia
, the day that Georgians will have worked long enough to pay this year’s tax obligations at the federal, state and local levels. According to the Tax Foundation, Tax Freedom Day is April 12 for the nation overall
. Unfortunately, Georgia lags most of its neighbors – Tennessee (March 27), Alabama (April 2) and South Carolina (March 29). Americans’ individual income taxes
take the biggest bite (including federal, state and local) and require 36 days of work. Mississippi is first to celebrate,…