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Old September 19th, 2012, 01:12 AM   #92 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by A.Nonymous View Post
States budgets vary from state to state. Some states are fiscally responsible and routinely run surpluses. Alaska famously cuts checks to all of it's citizens out of money it makes from it's pipeline dollars I believe. Other states are completely broke and near bankruptcy.
Said states need austerity, in that case
Originally Posted by A.Nonymous View Post
I may be wrong on this, but I think the top income earners already pay the lion's share of the tax revenue.
You are right with regards to federal income tax. Having everyone pay tax to the federal government is a bit mad anyway, I think the lower levels for state income tax should be much lower than for federal income tax.
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