For Immediate Release
Annual Tax Day Analysis from National Priorities Project
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. - National Priorities Project is pleased to release an expanded set of resources so people can understand how their 2010 federal tax dollars were spent, including:
A bar chart showing how many cents out of every tax dollar are spent on healthcare, income security & labor, the military, and each of nine other spending categories.
A look at total federal revenue with a comparison of individual and corporate income taxes.
Your personal tax calculator (how what you paid was spent), and a visual presentation of the data.
A quick guide to Federal Funds, Trust Funds, debt, deficits and more.
The National Priorities Project (NPP) is a 501(c)(3) research organization that analyzes and clarifies federal data so that people can understand and influence how their tax dollars are spent. Located in Northampton, MA, since 1983, NPP focuses on the impact of federal spending and other policies at the national, state, congressional district and local levels. For more information, go to http://nationalpriorities.org.