Expanding the Sales Tax in an Equitable Way

Marc Stier |

As the political leaders considers increases in the sales tax, we call on them to expand the base of the sales tax to make if fairer. Because of what in includes and excludes, the PA Sales Tax tends to take a higher percentage of incomes from families with low- and moderate-incomes than those with high-incomes.

Another version of this blog post was published by Newsworks on December 7, 2015.