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State government: When it comes to tax, what is ‘fair’?

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ST. PAUL – Making Minnesota’s tax system fair is a key goal for state lawmakers and the governor.

But the definition of tax fairness is more elusive than it might seem.


“Fairness is certainly in the eye of the beholder,” University of Illinois Professor J. Fred Giertz of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs said.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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