Tax Plan Misses Opportunity to Make Overall Tax System Fairer

By Jason Bailey
February 7, 2014

The combined impact of the tax increases and tax cuts in Governor Beshear’s reform proposal would not help improve the regressive nature of Kentucky’s tax system, according to analysis of the plan released today by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP). The plan would basically maintain the existing distribution of taxes for individuals, in which low- and middle-income Kentuckians pay a higher share of their income in taxes than the wealthy.

ITEP Analysis of Kentucky Competes

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