Incoming House property tax committee chairman, Republican Steve Drazkowski, is one of the most outspoken conservatives in the lower chamber.
Liberal think tank Minnesota 2020 released its analysis of property taxes trends Tuesday.
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Republican legislators and candidates have seized on the run of disappointing tax collection figures, saying it's a clear indication that the state is headed in the wrong direction.
Lawmakers finished out the 2014 legislative session Friday evening with the passage of three major finance and spending bills and a restrictive medical marijuana proposal. Those four pieces were seen as the last major measures to pass this year.
A final framework deal is in place for the second major tax-cut bill this session, signaling a resolution to one of the key end-of-session bills of 2014.
The legislation would cut an estimated $103 million in revenue during the current biennium, with an out-biennium tax reduction of $118 million for 2016-2017. An initially slow-moving conference committee, kept many of the House's property tax cut proposals intact, but drifted closer to the Senate tax reduction target.
Revenue officials halted tax sharing over alleged contraband cartons.
The Minnesota House and Senate conferees must reconcile vastly different bills.
Scott County is gauging whether residents would support a half-cent sales tax to pay for road improvements and transit development and operations.
Though legislators have already passed $443 million in tax cuts, they're still wrangling over the differences between two bills that would provide roughly $100 million in additional tax relief. The House has passed $323 in new spending, which must be meshed with a $210 million bill from the Senate.
U.S. states are trying to capture corporate income taxes lost to offshore havens.
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