Marylanders file #taxday struggles and triumphs on Twitter

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland — There’s a day in mid-April many Americans dread. It’s a day that forces them to deal with their finances.

That day is today. It’s tax day.

It’s hard to blame taxpayers for their procrastination. Taxes. Are. Confusing.

Fiscal year. W-2. Tax liability. Taxes come with a lengthy vocabulary list.

So how do taxes work?

Let’s use the ice cream analogy.

Ice cream aside, tax day is the annual deadline for Americans to report their income from the previous year to the Internal Revenue Service, or IRS.

Some owe money to the government.

But if the amount of taxes owed is less than the taxes an individual’s employer has already taken out of that employee’s paycheck, they get a refund…

…which can lead to some gratuitous spending.

Twitter gives taxpayers a place to talk tax day confusion, struggles and triumphs. For that, we’re grateful.

File tax day under: “A great day to be on Twitter.”

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