Salt Lake Tribune: Editorial: Lotteries hurt the poor, but not as badly as Utah's tax system

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"Arguably, it isn't as bad here as it is in some other states. Last year, an outfit called the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, which worries about financial inequality, ran some numbers and determined that, out of 50 states, Utah's tax policy was the 34th most regressive. That is, 33 states were worse than we are at making the poor and middle class pay a disproportionate share of taxes compared to the rich and super rich."

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