New report: Financial State of the Union

If you thought your local government was in bad shape, check out our newest report on the financial state of the federal government. Read the full report here.

Man on the Street: Tax Day 2019

We ventured out on the streets of Washington, D.C. to get people's opinions on Tax Day. Watch the video here.

Watch now: How to read your government's CAFR

A government's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) can be long and confusing. We break down the important sections in this new video. 

US Published National Debt


The Truth


Each Taxpayer's Share: $707,000

more publications
read more in the news
view all stories here

Get this in your e-mail. Subscribe below.


Receive our newsletter, updates, and important research in your e-mail box.


Products and Resources