November 20, 2007

Assembly’s Tax Plan: More Revenue, Less Fairness


The tax plan approved by the Maryland General Assembly on Monday will help provide the revenue necessary to fund vital public services in Maryland, but, according to the latest analysis from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP), working families will bear the brunt of the tax changes contained in the plan. All told, taxes for the poorest Marylanders will rise, on average, by more than 0.7 percent of their incomes under the Assembly’s plan, while taxes for the wealthiest one percent of Marylanders will climb by just over 0.5 percent of their incomes.

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