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Right now this those Republican governor John Kasich.
Has a planet to balance the budget.
-- state income taxes but raise the sales tax on things like concerts and football tickets and next guest says that all the governors should follow suit.
Steve and allied is -- be Manhattan.
And he is -- -- we get this right.
-- Ohio Republican governor he wants to lower the tax on income.
But spread the net for taxing consumption in spit in this case spreading it to services you think that's a good idea why.
Because it wouldn't really improve the tax could better suited for the 20% tree economy -- sales tax codes were first designed back in the -- our economy was doing towards good to greater share personal consumption is on goods.
That's shifted not a services -- tax -- have not.
This is pretty very inefficient tax systems and it takes the tax for the Fed to raise the rates in order to compensate for all that.
Lost revenues if you transfer tax from income to put it to consumption that is regressive.
-- was rich people -- it had the same amount as four people.
In our society we tend to side that's not good.
Well that's one way to look at another way to look at is when you what lady attacks and something you create disincentives that type of activity -- created to -- 10% to four.
Work for savings and investment -- -- -- -- effective for consumption.
So if you want to create the incentive for consumption.
Is -- case that part of the the tax experiment has going around the country -- -- Louisiana wants to get rid of all income taxes North Carolina is considering the -- Oklahoma and Kansas -- -- old -- trying the same kind of thing.
-- -- -- Yes they think this -- that's when we look at it we've seen the rise in one party control in statehouses 37 states now have.
But the same party controlling both the governor and legislative branches so long we're seeing a divergence in Massachusetts and Minnesota governor's very liberal states -- -- in the opposite direction.
Do you think it'll ever -- the federal level well that that that that -- difficult questions frustrating because of the federal we have two different definitions of tax form for Democrats.
Our foreign tax code more progressive one raises more revenue subject just warmer -- -- government spending.
Republicans really want to revenue neutral tax -- text form.
A model 96 -- his my problem if you do it at the federal level last sale will have a consumption tax that -- -- get rid all of the income tax.
They never get rid of the income tax -- reduce it you just have an extra tax on consumption that's what happened in Europe with the VA today.
See the same thing happening here if we tried this and also the state that state level where they have sales and income taxes that the problem I -- -- -- thank you very much for joining us --
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