A recent report finds that the poorest 20 percent of Americans effectively pay twice as much of their income in taxes as the richest 20 percent.
“The tax code today is stacked in favor of people who make money off of money and against those who make money off of hard work,” Rep. Chris Van Hollen said in a speech this week.
Wisconsin business interests are publicly lobbying for state lawmakers to pass so-called right-to-work legislation, despite Gov. Scott Walker repeatedly stating that restricting collective bargaining rights would distract from his own legislative agenda.
Now, you too can declare a state deduction during the first trimester!