The $40 million paid to the state treasury by undocumented workers would increase if more of them worked "on the books" and if the state cracked down on employers paying cash and not withholding taxes, the researchers said.
"If Iowa wants to increase state tax revenue, it can do it two ways," said Pearson. "By increasing the percentage of workers paying tax on their income or by increasing the workers' wages."
Friday, October 26, 2007
The real reason we have an illegal immigration situation...$$$ and votes! Duh...