Dr. Harris knows that the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy has determined that 31 percent of middle class Marylanders will pay substantially higher taxes under this bill. The elimination of deductions for state and local taxes make this bill onerous for “blue states” like Maryland.
Dr. Harris also knows that elimination of personal exemptions make this primarily an anti-family bill that will have a punitive impact on large working families of all stripes across the state. He also knows the removal of the interest tax deduction for student loans is mean-spirited and anti-educational. Read more