How Many People Work for the U.S. Federal Government?

April 15 is a day that most Americans should feel like a boss. That indelible mark on the calendar–Tax Day–is a reminder, after all, that you’ve got 2,098,913 people on your payroll, as of June. That said, you may be surprised by where exactly your employees are working: The largest share, for instance, is tasked […]

Most Americans Don’t Have High Hopes for Lower Taxes in 2019

Most Americans have apparently given up on lower taxes for now as only 21% of those who already filed their taxes think they’ll pay less for 2019, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Friday. The filing is for the now-closed 2018 tax year, which was the first to see implementation of the tax cuts a […]