The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx

Phony Figures on Taxes

Oct 22, 2007

Maryland’s Governor O’Malley is claiming that his proposed tax changes will reduce taxes working people pay. But his figures don’t include the proposed increase in cigarette and gasoline taxes or motor vehicle registration fees.

If these taxes are included, many working people will end up paying a lot MORE taxes, not less.