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Making Sense Of The Revenue Proposals This Legislative Session

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Lawmakers have considered and rejected dozens of proposed tax hikes over the past three months. VPR's Peter Hirschfield joined Vermont Edition to help make sense of the revenue chaos.

The issue of taxes looms large in any Legislative session. But this session, lawmakers have been bombarded with a particularly high number of revenue proposals. From a 0.7 percent payroll tax on employee wages, to a 2-cent-per-once surcharge on sugary beverages, lawmakers have considered and rejected dozens of proposed tax hikes over the past three months. 

It can be confusing to keep track of the different revenue proposals, let alone how much they'd raise and who would have to pay up. VPR's Peter Hirschfield joined Vermont Edition to help make sense of the revenue chaos.

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