Fairer Taxes for Washington: Taxing high incomes to reduce regressive taxes and improve public services
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins
Keywords: Tax structure; Economic growth; Share prosperity
Outlines options in Washington State for a limited tax on the highest income households, coupled with a reduction in sales or property tax, to create a less-regressive tax system that keeps pace with economic growth and provides the revenues for high-priority public investments in education and other infrastructure.