Comments for: How we complain about taxes only to do little about them

Posted Sept. 03, 2013, at 12:18 p.m.

Americans are taxed less than their counterparts in other wealthy, long-standing democracies, but they complain more about taxes than citizens in these other societies. In part, this may occur because there are relatively few highly visible benefits of taxation for the middle class. For instance, Samantha Bell supported the anti-government …

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