What do you think? Should the state add an additional 4% tax on income after $1 million? If so, will it really raise $1.3 billion more state revenue? And will that extra money really be used on roads, transit and education? Will it open the door for the state to raise taxes for everyone?
Voters will be asked on Nov. 8 whether to pass the so-called “millionaires tax,” or ballot Question 1, but we wanted to take the pulse ahead of time. Multimedia reporter Eleonora Bianchi set out to gauge public opinion.
“It makes sense that people who make more should pay more,” said Jenny Bauer of New Bedford.
“I don’t think it’s right to just tax the people that make the most money,” said Sharon Power of Fairhaven. “If they start taxing them, they’re going to start taxing other people.”
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