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Tax Cut Effects for Average Family of Four

Tax Cut Plan Average Family Expenditure Sales Tax Reduction Average Tax Savings
Lower Sales Tax $42,400 -.25%
-1/4 cent
per dollar
$105
Eliminate Sales Tax on Food $3,600
-
$8,000
-4.00%
-4 cents
per dollar
$144
-
$320

Source for Average Family Expenses: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1995 Statistical Abstracts.

Average annual expenditures for family includes food, housing, clothing, transportation and health care.