Tax Day Actions 2024

Tax Day actions, April 2024

• How to set up a Penny Poll and other action ideasChants for tax day

Attach a QR code to to your sign or table that will direct folks to NWTRCC!)

“Where Your Income Tax Money Really Goes” — War Resisters League pie chart,

NWTRCC’s Tax Day 2024 Press Release

Also, see the Global Days of Action on Military Spending information and events list. NWTRCC supports this worldwide effort. There is also an effort by the War Industry Resisters Network to promote actions around Tax Day this year.

State By State NWTRCC network listings



  • Sunday, April 14, 2:00p-4:00p. Sponsored by People’s Life Fund. 2024 Tax Redirection Granting Ceremony and Program at 2847 Peralta Avenue. They will be holding an in person gathering for the first time since 2019. There will be music, finger food and refreshments. RSVP on their Facebook event page and share it.

San Francisco

  • Monday, April 15, Noon. Ralley at UN Plaza at the intersection of Market and Hyde Streets. At 12:30p, there will be parade to the IRS office at 450 Golden Gate Avenue. At the IRS office there will be a Tax Refusal Teach-In, children’s activities, and more. Sponsored by CODEPINK, The SF Gray Panthers, Extinction Rebellion Peace, ANSWER Coalition, and Veterans for Peace, and more.


Colorado Springs

  • Monday, April 15, 11:45a-1p. Southwest corner of Tejon St. and Pikes Peak Ave. Local war tax resisters will set up a penny poll and hand out the War Resisters League pie chart.





  • Monday, April 15, 3-4p. Information picket at the Worcester Central Post Office (3 East Central Street). There will also be a sign-making meeting on Thursday April 11 at 6p at 144 Pleasant Street. Sponsored by Worcester War Tax Resisters, Agape, The Center for Nonviolent Solutions, Saints Francis & Thérèse Catholic Worker. Find a link to their flyer here.

New York




  • Monday , April 15, 5-6p. Taxes for Peace Not War, Planet vs Pentagon and allies will conduct a Penny Poll outside the Eugene Public Library at 100 West 10th in downtown Eugene. We will also have fliers and banners that show how much of our tax dollars go to the military and how little goes to life affirming things
  • Monday, April 15, 7-10p. Taxes for Peace Not War will table with NWTRCC literature and conduct the penny poll at a benefit for Gaza from 7 to 10 pm at 355 Madison. For info on either Eugene event, email Sue at


  • Saturday, April 13, 2:30-4p. The Oregon Community for Peace will show a short documentary, Death and Taxes, about war tax resistance, followed by Q&A. At St. Andrews church (806 NE Alberta; in the community building, Oscar Romero room). For more info, email
  • Monday, April 15, 7:30a. War Resisters League-Portland will be holding “burma shave” style signs on the bridges for the morning commute. Signs provided. RSVP John at



  • Saturday , April 13, 11a-1p. Penny Polls in City Center Square. Organized by 1040 for Peace – Penny Poll where public can “vote” on how they’d like to have their federal taxes spent.




  • Monday, April 15, 10am-5pm. WTR information table outside the Brattleboro Food Coop, 2 Main Street. Sponsored by Taxes for Peace New England. For more information, contact Daniel Sicken at 802-387-2798 or



  • Saturday, April 13, Noon. Shenandoah Valley Taxes for Peace has organized a War Tax Resistance/Redirection vigil at LOVE Park next to the Harrisonburg Farmer’s Market (228 S Liberty St.). The group will publicly re-direct resisted war taxes to peace and justice organizations. Anybody is welcome to join us – even if you are not a war tax resister but have concerns about the share of the federal budget going to military spending. For more information, contact Tim Godshall, 540-908-8194,



  • Monday, April 15, 4:00 – 5:30pm at 420 College Street SE. Civil vigil outside of the Lacey office of local Congresswoman, Marilyn Strickland, (…followed by an anti-nuke film festival @ the Evergreen State College in W. Olympia.) Sponsored by Rachel Corrie Foundation; Olympia Coalition for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons; Palestine Action South Sound; (etc.)! Please bring clear & direct signs, (+ some prbly.-unwarranted “Positivity”!)


Lone Rock to Madison (and back)

  • Saturday, April 13, Starting at 9a in Lone Rock and Hwy 14 and finishing on Sunday April 14. Captain “A” War Tax Bike Ride to remind us all where our tax dollars really go, and sharing flyers on how to pay less. Let Captain “A” know if you’d like to get a message when coming through your town so you can wave, honk, or jeer. Ride along for a bit or the whole way, there’s a friendly loop in every town they are passing! You can contact Captain “A” at


  • Saturday, April 13, Noon-1pm. Protest against federal tax dollars for war, U.S. Army Reserve, 5130 W. Silver Spring Dr. Sponsored by Milwaukee War Tax Resistance, Casa Maria Catholic Worker, & Peace Action of Wisconsin. Long-time war tax resister Lincoln Rice will be there to answer any war tax resistance questions. For more info, contact Lincoln at Casa Maria at or (414) 344-5745.

Check out another website for Tax Day actions:

      • The Global Days of Action on Military Spending (GDAMS) are taking place again this year, April 12 to May 15. This year, they “are witnessing the dramatic consequences of escalating global militarization.” Find a list of all the actions at

Tax Day Event Listing


Let us know what you are doing—any time of year—and we’ll post your war tax resistance actions and events on our website.