Fair and Adequate Taxes

Our taxes are the way we combine resources, through government, to get things done that we can’t do as individuals: educate our children, build and maintain transportation infrastructure, provide police and fire protection, keep our air and water clean, promote public health, and maintain a social safety net. The Montana Budget and Policy Center believes that good tax policy is both fair to taxpayers and also adequate to provide the government programs, services, and infrastructure essential to maintaining healthy communities and families.

Happy Holidays to the Super Wealthy & Multi-National Corporations…but not the rest of us

December 26, 2017 President Trump and GOP leadership in Congress got their Christmas wish to have the final tax legislation passed and signed before the holiday break. But the changes to our tax code, threat to health coverage, and the risk to other safety net programs as a result of this bill were not on the vast majority of Americans’ wish lists.

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December 26, 2017
President Trump and GOP leadership in Congress got their Christmas wish to have the final tax legislation passed and signed before the holiday break. But the changes to our tax code, threat to health coverage, and the risk to other safety net programs as a result of this bill were not on the vast majority of Americans’ wish lists.