On tax day, several Bay Area rallies and other events are scheduled to draw attention to the federal tax code, which allows some millionaires and billionaires to pay a lower effective tax rate than middle income earners.
*At 10 am on the UC Berkeley campus on Sproul Plaza, the California Public Interest Research Group will release a report detailing corporate abuses of offshore tax havens.
*At 11:30 am, in front of the Walnut Creek post office 2070 North Broadway, a rally will call on corporations and the wealthy to pay their fair share.
*At 11:50 am, in front of San Francisco City Hall, a group of upper-income San Franciscans will ask the government to raise their taxes.
*At Noon in San Francisco in front of the Fox Plaza Station Post Office at 1390 Market Street, a rally by a group promoting a "California Budget for the 99%".
*From Noon - 5 pm at the Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay St., a day of action against military spending.
*At 3 pm in Oakland, a roving flash mob of tax protesters leaves Frank Ogawa Plaza. They plan to rally at the Oakland Federal Building from 4-5 pm.
*At 3 pm in Oakland, a rally in front of othe Civic Center Post Office, 201 13th St by the group promoting a "California Budget for the 99%".
*At 3:30 Occupy Oakland holds a tax day protest outside the Oakland Main Post Office,
1675 7th St. in solidarity with postal workers who are fighting to preserve their jobs.