Issues

How Taxes Work

This is a thought-provoking piece that appeared on the Internet some years ago.  There are variations of this story floating around, and the investigative website snopes.com concluded that the actual author is still unknown. Every day, ten men go out for dinner. The...

Regressivity

In the course of our legislative session, our tax system has been roundly criticized for being unfair to those on the lower end of the income spectrum.  In particular, a 2015 study from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) asserts that the lowest 20%...