What if you cut taxes ... | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

What if you cut taxes ...

Posted By on Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 6:38 AM

... and nobody knew about it?

That happens to be the case today.
The Obama stimulus package cut taxes for 95 percent of working families. But:


In a troubling sign for Democrats as they head into the midterm elections, their signature tax cut of the past two years, which decreased income taxes by up to $400 a year for individuals and $800 for married couples, has gone largely unnoticed.

In a New York Times/CBS News Poll last month, fewer than one in 10 respondents knew that the Obama administration had lowered taxes for most Americans. Half of those polled said they thought that their taxes had stayed the same, a third thought that their taxes had gone up, and about a tenth said they did not know.

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