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Paper trail: Bakk’s budget plan

Senate Taxes Committee Chairman Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, this morning proposed to add clothing to the state's sales tax in order to payback last year's K-12 school aid shift and reduce the current budget deficit. While expanding the sales tax base, Bakk also wants to lower the sales tax rate from 6.5 percent to 6.25 percent. Minnesota is one of five states that don't tax clothing sales.

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Who pays taxes?

A commission appointed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty to reform Minnesota’s business tax system released its recommendations on Friday with an oft-cited philosophy in mind.

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