After a New York Times report surprised exactly no one by revealing President Trump’s meager tax filings, a lot of people around the country were mad.
But in Washington, we all should have been even more mad — because here, the homeless pay more in taxes than the country’s president.
Washington holds the uniquely embarrassing distinction of having the most regressive tax structure in the nation. Worse than Florida.
That means people who earn the least pay the highest percentage of their earnings, while folks who have the most pay the least.
Read more in the Oct. 7-13, 2020 issue.