Do you feel free? According to the Tax Foundation, April 13 was “Tax Freedom” day in Minnesota; we spent, on average, 103 days working to pay federal, state and local taxes. Minnesota ranks 8th in the nation for its tax burden. You can find out how Minnesota compares to other states in “2010 Facts & Figures.”   This booklet contains individual and corporate income tax rates, business tax climates, excise taxes tax burdens and state spending. Please see the link below to view/download a copy: http://www.taxfoundation.org/publications/show/2181.html

The Minnesota Tea Party will host a rally on April 15th from 5pm-9pm. For details on this and a tea party near you, go to: http://mnteapartypatriots.ning.com/events

And the annual Tax Cut Rally hosted by Jason Lewis will be on May 8 from 11am-3pm. You can get the details here: http://www.taxcutrally.com/