Tax Changes Should be Driven by Policy

Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council

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Tax Changes Should be Driven by Policy

It is widely recognized that the state’s current sales tax system does not receive high marks on national business climate or tax surveys, and that changes to the tax structure are necessary.  Any changes, however, must be part of a thoughtful and deliberate process.  The discussion about how best to move the state’s tax policy into the 21st century should be driven by policy – not the need for revenue.

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