Sham Solution to High Property Taxes Pedlled by Cook County Assessor Kaeagi and Others

By Mark Glennon:

Few things are as easy to debunk than the claim that the Fair Tax would materially reduce property taxes. The numbers are simple. The Fair Tax simply wouldn’t raise enough to lower property taxes meaningfully. In any case, it has already been earmarked for other things several times over. And there’s the obvious matter that a new tax just isn’t a solution for the fundamental problem: high overall tax burdens.

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