Sunday, 21 August 2011

Texas Tax System Heavily Burdens Poor Residents

During his presidential campaign announcement speech last week, Texas Gov.

Rick Perry lamented the "injustice" that nearly half of all Americans -- the poorest half -- "don't even pay any income tax." But in Texas, the tax burden is disproportionately shouldered by those families living below the poverty line, newly-released data from the Census Bureau show.


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