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Labor Day, Taxes and The American Way

Guest Author - Kate Woods

What does Labor Day have to do with Taxes? Itís the American way to work hard for what we want and to pay as little in taxes as possible so we have something left so we can play and celebrate life.

Labor Day traditionally is celebrated on the first Monday of September every year. Created by the labor movement it is dedicated to the American worker. The first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City. In 1894 Congress passed an act that made the first Monday in September of each year a legal holiday in the District of Columbia and the territories. Parades were included in the original outline of how the holiday was to be observed in the first proposal of the holiday. The Knights of Labor held a large parade celebrating the working class on the first Monday in September in 1882 in New York and passed a resolution to hold all future parades on that same day every year.

Labor Day is a celebration of the American Worker but it has also come to be known as back to school time and the unofficial end to the summer season. Those workers who are lucky enough to have a day off from work often celebrate by attending parades and/or a traditional picnic but the evolutionary process of business in America has been to use holidays, including Labor Day, to run special sales to get people into the stores and hospitality related industries are generally very busy on holidays. Unfortunately, that means that some American workers have to work on Labor Day. They work in stores and restaurants and hotels and they donít get the day off and many of them donít get additional holiday pay for their efforts, but they exemplify what American workers are about. They like all American workers work for their wages even though a chunk of those wages ends up being withheld for taxes. None of us like taxes but sometimes we end up being the beneficiary of the taxes that weíve paid and this too is part of the American Way.

So hereís to America, American Workers and our American Way, taxes and all!


ITíS THE AMERICAN WAY

I work to live,
In my heart I know,
That Iíd like a rest,
But Iíll continue to work every day,
And to give it my all, to give it my best,
I work to live.
Itís the American Way,
We do our very best in the USA.


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