It’s time to break out the checkbook and pay your fair share of taxes. If you are in mourning because you just depleted your bank account to fund the federal & state governments you are not alone. Recent studies show that April 15th is the cause of much anxiety and depression. According to Gallup, about 15 percent of Americans experience extreme stress on this dreaded day. Wouldn’t it be great to have a simplified tax system? Perhaps someday we can move to a consumption based system where you only pay taxes on what buy not on what you earn. No more last minute payments and filings on April 15th. This year there is a bit of good news you have until April 18th to file and pay.