American’s for Tax Reform released a report today highlighting the tax increases states have enacted across the country. Here are some highlights from the report:
- Democrat governors have enacted over $58 billion in higher taxes since 2011.
- This stands in stark contrast to Republican governors, who have signed over $36 billion in tax cuts into law since 2011.
- By signing into law over $27 billion in higher taxes, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is the biggest tax hiker among Democratic governors.
- Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is the second biggest tax hiker among Democrat governors, having raised taxes on Maryland residents by over $3 billion since 2011, and more than $11 billion since 2008.
You won’t find North Carolina on this list because there have been no tax increases since the Republican legislature came into power.
You can read more about this report and its findings here on the American’s for Tax Reform website.