I was reading this proposal put together by House Majority Leader Seth Berry of Bowdoinham which seem fair and equitable. It makes fro interesting reading even if you whether or not you agree.
Berry proposes Buffet Rule for Maine
Proposal would bring total state and local tax rate for incomes over $250K to average paid by all other Mainers
AUGUSTA – Taxation rates for the state’s highest-income households would come into alignment with the rates paid by all other Mainers under a measure proposed today by House Majority Leader Seth Berry of Bowdoinham.
Berry’s measure, LD 1113, “An Act To Provide Tax Fairness for Maine’s Middle Class and Working Families,” follows the same philosophy as the federal Buffet Rule: that