Low-income Arkansans pay higher proportion of their income in state and local taxes than the rich do | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Low-income Arkansans pay higher proportion of their income in state and local taxes than the rich do

Posted By on Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:25 PM

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Here's another Tax Day chart, via Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. When you factor in the impact of sales taxes, the lowest-income Arkansans pay a larger share of their income in state and local taxes than the super-rich do. Here's their full report on this subject, from October. In related news, also worth checking out their report on income inequality in the state from last February


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