October 21, 2015

Maine Center for Economic Policy: Where tax fairness is concerned, the legislative Republicans’ tax plan is the worst of all

ITEP Work in Action

Republican legislators released their plan for overhauling Maine’s tax system last week. Yesterday MECEP posted a chart comparing the distributional impacts of the Republican and Democratic plans. The key takeaway from that chart was that Mainers whose income is less than $89,000 – the bottom 80% of all Maine taxpayers – fare better on average under the Democratic plan, while the top 20% of Mainers do better under the Republican plan.

Read full report here