September 15, 2010

Census Data Reveal Tennessee’s Fundamental Tax Mismatch: Tennessee is a Low Tax State, But Not for Families Living in Poverty


Recently released data from the Census Bureau confirms that overall, Tennessee could be considered a “low tax state.” However, families living near or below the poverty line generally do not experience Tennessee as a low tax state — instead, they pay more than their fair share of state and local taxes.

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