March 14, 2024

Vermont Lt. Gov David Zuckerman: Fair Share

ITEP Work in Action

Today, I have an exceptionally important topic to talk about: taxes!

Taxes have become a dirty word, and in many ways for good reason. Since the 1980’s there has been a significant shift in how much everyday people pay in taxes. Wealthy and high-income individuals have seen their marginal tax rates drop precipitously, while working class people have been asked to shoulder more of the costs of funding a functional government.

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