Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal:
Inflation is riding at just about 1.5 percent, at an annualized rate, as Marketplace’s Mitchell Hartman reported.
Buried just slightly deeper in the data, though was this: Inflation in the tax preparation and accounting fees category is up 5.1 percent.
So not only are we paying taxes this April 15, we’re paying more to pay them.
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