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Senator Not Pleased With Tax Study Committee

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Senator Not Pleased With Tax Study Committee

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman had proposed a major shift in the state’s tax system this year by eliminating the income tax, and replacing those dollars by expanding the sales tax. The legislature did not go along with his proposal, instead opting to set up a committee to study the state’s tax system, with recommendation for the next session. District 40 Senator Tyson Larson of O’Neill doesn’t like the make-up of the committee…

Larson, a member of the Appropriations Committee, says he is concerned about more of a tax shift onto farmers and ranchers…

Larson says he would like to see the legislature consider a fair tax proposal…

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