September 11, 2013

Policy Matters Ohio: Cutting taxes isn’t helping Ohio

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For years, North Dakota has had the lowest unemployment rate of any state in the nation. Nevada, by contrast, has had the highest. North Dakota has a personal income tax, while Nevada has no personal income tax. There are, of course, other states that show a different pattern. We cite this to illustrate that taxes, and the personal income tax in particular, are not the factor that determines state economic success. 

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