How to Support the Government Through Gambling

I have found a new blog and web site to visit. The Tax Foundation and the Tax Policy Blog. I have only begun to look through that massive amount of information about many many forms of taxation. It looks like I will be spending a good amount of time there.

I found this article written by Alicia Hansen. She discusses how lottery revenue is actually a form of tax revenue for the states. Some people claim that since it is a voluntary payment that it can’t be considered a tax. They are wrong. Lotteries are a “voluntary” regressive tax which hurt the economy and the people who make these voluntary payments.


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