Tax & Budgets
Four States that Demonstrate the Future of Progressive State Taxation
July 6, 2021 | Ryan Maness
This year’s state legislative sessions served as the culmination of a change we have been seeing for several years: Democrats becoming increasingly comfortable with pushing big, aggressive tax changes. Looking at the tax policy debates in four states (Maryland, New York, Connecticut, and Colorado), we examine what drove this ideological shift, how it manifested this year, and what it could mean going forward.