Friday, April 6, 2007
Tax Foundation: State & Local Tax Burden Hits All-Time High
The Tax Foundation yesterday released State and Local Tax Burdens Hit 25-Year High, by Curtis S. Dubay:
State and local taxes will consume a record-setting 11% of the nation's income in 2007. Since 1986, the state-local tax burden had never fallen below 10% or risen above 10.9%.
Here are the 12 states with the highest and lowest state and local tax burdens:
We cut taxes for the rich; we cut funding to the states to pay for it. The states raise taxes on the citizens of their state to recoup the money; who pays the bills? Working class people!
The rich man dances and the poor man pays the band. If you are tired of this help fix our broken political system; throw'em all out and start over!
Posted by: Bill | Apr 7, 2007 12:19:08 PM
Our politicians go to church on Sunday and
sing, "Jesus loves the little children; red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in
His sight," until it comes to money.
No where in this country has public education
ever been overfunded, or for that matter, even
The best of medical care is a right for a politician in Washington, but not for a poor
man on the street.
The biggest industry in this country is the
You don't have to be a blind conservative not
to see it, just an ignorant one to deny it.
Posted by: Dennis | Apr 7, 2007 6:43:52 PM