But spare a thought for the poor Germans. The German version of the Taxpayers Alliance is the Bund der Steuerzahler and they have calculated that the Teutons Tax Freedom day is Friday July the 13th.
"Tax Freedom Day 2007 is on Friday, 13 July. Studies by the Taxpayer Federation found that Germans starting working for their own purses on this day work starting from this day. The Everything earned before this date, goes straight to the state. Last year the Tax Freedom Day was on 5 July. Thus the day has moved eight day back".Poor sods
Of course if you are a European Civil Servant or Eurocrat your tax freedom is a more palatable March 6th