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A new study by United for a Fair Economy and the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada said that Nevadans are paying more in federal income taxes than they should because the state does not have a state income tax. The study also notes that sales taxes are regressive and states like Nevada that rely on them for much of their revenue impose an uneven burden on residents who can least afford it.

Would you support Nevada imposing a state income tax if it did not raise individuals' overall federal and state tax liability?

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