September 13, 2016

The Daily Cardinal: Scott Walker to push for new sales tax holiday

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“These temporary reprieves from sales taxes don’t do much to help relieve financial burdens, according to a New York Times article. In the article, Meg Wiehe, state tax policy director at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, claims these holidays are ‘really mostly just a political gimmick.’ Wiehe also said in the article that sales taxes disproportionately affect low-income families, who ‘really need a reprieve on a daily basis, not just on one weekend.’”

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