Tax Code Greening Idea

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Since April 15th is just a short time away now, folks who owe state and federal income taxes are getting ready to shell out. But according to author Alan Durning, there could be another way. Mr. Durning is co-author of “Tax Shift: How to Help the Economy, Improve the Environment, and Get the Tax Man Off Our Backs.” He wants to overhaul our tax code, and instead of collecting a portion of our payroll and income, he says the government should tax environmental pollution and the depletion of natural resources.

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