Liberal think tank says Maine has reached ‘tax fairness’ milestone

Portland Press Herald

“For decades, the wealthiest Mainers have paid less of every dollar they earn to taxes than those who earn the very least. Now, finally, that injustice in our tax code has been corrected,” Sarah Austin, a policy analyst for the Maine Center for Economic Policy and the report’s author, said in a prepared statement. “As a result, Mainers who are hurt the most by income inequality and the rising cost of living will have more money in their pockets to help make ends meet.”

Click here to read the full story, published September 4, 2019, in the Portland Press Herald.