"It's not fair to say they will be [negatively affected]. They could say, 'I would rather pay more taxes,' and choose the flat tax this year," she said. "The reason it's optional is they can choose which is best for them."Nice to know that Huntsman's spokesperson has a finger on the pulse of the people.
Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Silliest spin of the quarter (Utah's flat tax)
One of those laugh-out-loud moments (not in a good way): The Trib ran an article this morning about how everyone except rich people will pay significantly higher taxes under Utah's new flat-tax option, but the State hasn't publicized that little fact. Governor Huntsman's spokesperson Lisa Roskelley then gave the silliest quote possible on the subject:
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