Most people understand that taxes support state budgets and most understand how they affect their lives. They are not as tangible than state programs but they have a significant impact on many people’s lives. Taxes are simpler to understand, and most people have a better understanding of how much money they pay each fiscal year. In addition, most people do not realize that many state and local programs pay for services that are only used by a small portion of the population.
How Do Taxes Affect Your Life?