Our Views: When It Comes To Tax Reform, Time To Aim High Or Stay Home
Our Views: When it comes to tax reform, time to aim high or stay home
“A failure to act is not an option,” the experts say of reforming Louisiana’s tax system.
We’re not so sure that applies to the Louisiana Legislature.
Failing to act has been a problem for the past several years, as lawmakers wrestled with the gap between state spending and revenues. In desperation, a slew of short-term fixes have been passed since the last year of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration and the first of Gov. John Bel Edwards.
And while taxes have been raised to fill some of the gap, the tax system has arguably become much worse, with a one-cent sales …