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Poorest Missourians Pay Nearly Twice the Effecive Tax Rate of Wealthiest

Considering all state and local income, property, sales, and excise taxes Missourians pay, the poorest Missourians pay substantially higher effective tax rates than the wealthiest.  "Proposed tax cuts being debated in the legislature would further the inequity of who pays to maintain local schools and other services, and undermine our state’s ability to invest in long-term economic growth," said Amy Blouin, Executive Director of the Missouri Budget Project.  Click here to read the full press release. 

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