Who Would Pay? A Distributional Analysis of an Increase in Ohio’s Sales Tax

May 15, 2003

This May 2003 analysis, based on calculations by the Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy, shows the impact of a 1 percentage-point increase in the Ohio sales tax on different income groups. Such an increase would impose a much greater burden on low- and middle-income taxpayers, compared to their incomes, than it would on the affluent.

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Click here to read an earlier report on Ohio’s tax system.

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