A defining characteristic of an individual income tax system is its degree of progressivity. The United States has a rather progressive income tax. This means that the average tax rate paid by an individual increases as...
- State Rep. Gary Knight on the Prospects for Tax Reform in...
State Rep. Gary Knight on the Prospects for Tax Reform in Maine
Maine State Rep. Gary Knight, Chairman of the Joint Standing Committee on Taxation, discusses plans for major tax reform in the Pine Tree State. Chairman Knight is one of three members of a special subcommittee tasked with soliciting expert opinion and presenting reform proposals to the Joint Committee and, eventually, to the rest of Maine's legislature.
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