February 7, 2013

Policy Matters Ohio: Kasich tax proposal would further tilt tax system in favor of Ohio’s affluent

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Income tax cuts will increase inequality in Ohio and do little for our economy. The Kasich administration proposal to broaden the sales tax base, if done carefully, is helpful because our economy has shifted to services, many of which have been untaxed. However, this will disproportionately affect low- and middle-income Ohioans, so steps should be taken to offset that.

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