Report: California Still Socks the Poor


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The California Budget Project marked the approach of Tax Day by asking "who pays California taxes" and found that the state's tax system remains stacked in favor of wealthy families and big corporations. The CBP report finds that California taxes fall disproportionately on the lowest-income California families. Even with the recent imposition of a "millionaire's tax" income tax supplement, the wealthiest Californians pay far less of their income in tax than low- and middle-income families must pay.

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