They believe that our tax system is too reliant on sales and gaming taxes. A more diverse tax code, they think, will bring in more revenue and enable the Silver State to continue to provide basic services.
The problem is, both California and Arizona have broad tax bases, and both states are struggling just as much as Nevada. Higher taxes aren’t the answer. In fact, California has a larger tax base and is not only struggling to provide basic services, but is bleeding private-sector jobs as well.
The problem is that we have be emulating California for years and that is why Nevada is having financial problems. It will get worse if we continue to do what California does.