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Op-Ed: COVID Pandemic Creates Opportunities for Tax Relief

Co-author Jonathan Williams and Dave Trabert of the Kansas Policy Institute explain that states have an opportunity to provide permanent tax relief amid the pandemic.

State and local legislators should seize this opportunity to insist on prioritizing spending and using savings to provide permanent tax relief. Everyone deserves a lower tax burden, especially the 7.5 million Americans who lost jobs and are still expected to pay property tax. Moreover, real tax relief that enhances economic competitiveness for states and localities will create a pathway for those currently unemployed individuals to rejoin the workforce.

Read the complete piece in Inside Sources.

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