A Fair Share Tax Plan for Pennsylvania: How to Raise Revenues While Sparing Most Pennsylvanians

Stephen Herzenberg, Marc Stier |

Pennsylvania desperately needs new, recurring revenues, both to overcome a serious structural deficit that may lead to devastating budget cuts and to restore and enhance public education, human services, and environmental protection. This policy brief proposes a series of tax increases, that, taken together, would close the structural deficit and provide revenues necessary to meet the needs of the state, while sparing low- and middle-income people from most of the additional tax burden.