Tax Reform

Arkansas State Rep. David Ray Wants to Eliminate Income Tax

At the 50th Annual Meeting in Orlando, ALEC’s Lars Dalseide engaged in a thought-provoking conversation with Mr. David Ray, a dedicated State Representative and ALEC State Chair from the vibrant state of Arkansas. Their discussion touched upon the profound importance of reshaping economic policies – especially state income taxes. Rep. Ray shed light on his fervent efforts to steer Arkansas towards embracing a tax structure akin to tax-free Tennessee or the thriving Floridian way of life.

Their exchange dove into Arkansas’s attempt to navigate the intricacies of tax reform and the commendable progress that has already been made. As Rep. Ray pointed out, the elimination of state income taxes is not merely about economic numbers; it’s about incentivizing labor, productivity, and job creation.


In Depth: Tax Reform

Mainstream economists, small business owners and taxpayers across the country understand that growth-oriented reforms mean increased opportunity for all. As demonstrated by the annual┬áRich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, sound tax and fiscal policies are critical to economic health, allowing businesses and households to flourish. A…

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