Making Democracy Work

Social Policy: Tax Policy

The League supports equal rights and equal opportunity for all. The League promotes social and economic justice and the health and safety of all Americans.

The League of Women Voters of Mississippi believes that the state tax system should have certain characteristics:

  • Be fair and equitable.

  • Provide adequate resources for government programs while allowing flexibility for financing future program changes.

  • Be understandable to the taxpayer and encourage compliance.

  • Accomplish its objectives without creating undue administrative problems.