School Tax Issues

Root of Over Tax and/or Tax Burden

Legislators

Administrators

Citizens

Unfair Legislation
Wrong Legislation
Self-padding Legislation
Inappropriate Appropriation

Party Loyalty & Ideology
Local Politics & Re-Election
Incompetency
Bureaucracy
Inefficiency
Waste

Union Interest
Job Security
Apathy
Inaction
Entitlement
Tax Evasion

Union/Lobby/Activist
Weak Local Press
Elected Have the Responsibility
To

Understand Issues
Correct Legislation
Sponsor New Bills
Watch Consequences

Only Legislators Can Change Laws

Administrators Have the Responsibility
To

Serve the Public Interest
Follow the Law
Be Frugal with Funds
Be Accounted for Results

Only Administrators Can Execute

 

Citizens Owe to Themselves
To

Voice Their Opinions
Ask Smart Questions
Understand Legislature
Keep Officials Accountable

Only Citizens Can Elect Officials

Tax Reform Can Be Effective Only If It Is Based on Fundamental Principles!

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