Gail Miller’s Dec. 1 commentary regarding the proposed tax plan made some excellent points. Reducing the state income tax will hurt education.

I wish that tax proposals would be more straightforward and rely less on trying to trick us into thinking a proposal is good.

Not only would this proposal hurt education, it would not help those that are most in need. Raising the sales tax will not help education and will hurt those that most need help.

Education in Utah is underfunded. Most teachers are underpaid yet still perform in an excellent, dedicated manner and want to serve students. We should do better and not reduce the fund pool that is dedicated to education.

David S. Monson, Salt Lake City