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'Tax Freedom Day' in Slovakia falls on June 3 this year

In 2011, Slovak citizens will work for the state for fewer days than last year. 'Tax Freedom Day' in Slovakia – which is the first day of the year on which workers' earnings to date exceed the government's annual tax take – shifts from last year's June 7 to June 3, according to an analysis by the Slovak Taxpayers' Association and F.A. Hayek Foundation.

In 2011, Slovak citizens will work for the state for fewer days than last year. 'Tax Freedom Day' in Slovakia – which is the first day of the year on which workers' earnings to date exceed the government's annual tax take – shifts from last year's June 7 to June 3, according to an analysis by the Slovak Taxpayers' Association and F.A. Hayek Foundation.

"On Friday, Slovak taxpayers stop working for the state and start working to earn money for themselves, said the foundation's director, Matúš Pošvanc, as quoted by the SITA newswire.

Source: SITA

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