getting students to engage the news…
There was a nice look into historical tax rate levels at the Economix blog at the NY Times the other day.
When you compare our current tax rates the are actually quite similar to historical rates. Comparatively, our corporate taxes are quite low compared to other countries. Yet, we seem to be in a period of extreme discontent about the taxes we are paying.
Where do you think our changing perceptions are coming from?
What public opinion polling can you find that demonstrates American perceptions about taxes?