Report: Maine’s tax system creates more equality than states without an income tax


“Maine’s tax code should help narrow income inequality, not widen it,” Maura Pillsbury, a state and local tax policy analyst with the Maine Center for Economic Policy, said in a statement. “Maine’s progressive tax ranking is an important reminder of the impact tax policy decisions have on income inequality. By supporting income boosting policies for Mainers with low and middle income, we can help create a state where all Mainers have the means and opportunity to thrive.”

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