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Sayre: Legislature should not have access to personal and business tax returns

Vt Digger - - 10:55 am Tue May 14th, 2013

Editor's note: This op-ed is by William Sayre of Bristol, an economist formerly with the Federal Reserve and a commentator on Ethan Allen Institute's Common Sense Radio.

As often happens in Montpelier in the month of May, a little noticed provision in a major piece of legislation erupts in controversy, as lawmakers, with a little help from the people who would be affected by the new law, discover the unintended consequences of what the law proposes to do.

This year is no exception, and the little noticed provision now erupting in controversy is one that would give the Legislature access to our personal and business income tax returns.

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Washington, VT 05675 (Set as Local)
Bristol, VT 05443 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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