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MONDAY, FEB. 19, 2018

TUESDAY, FEB. 13, 2018

House committee sees flurry of tax proposals

The House Revenue and Taxation Committee introduced more than half a dozen new tax policy bills Monday, including two alternatives to the governor's tax cut plan. Today's Lewiston Tribune has a rundown of all of them, including one that could reverse an Idaho Supreme Court decision regarding taxes on Simplot's JUMP building...

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MONDAY, FEB. 12, 2018

THURSDAY, FEB. 8, 2018

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7, 2018



Move to amend tax-cut bill fails, 24-46

As the House debates HB 463, the governor’s income tax-cut bill, Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, interrupted with a motion to send the bill to general orders for amendment. Scott said she wanted the bill sent to the amending order “to add grocery tax repeal and...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 6, 2018


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SUNDAY, FEB. 4, 2018

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TUESDAY, JAN. 30, 2018

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17, 2018

TUESDAY, JAN. 16, 2018



SUNDAY, JAN. 7, 2018

How the federal tax bill impacts Idaho's state budget...

What effect with the federal tax bill have on Idaho’s state budget? That’s been the big-bucks question, so there was far more suspense than usual surrounding state Tax Commission Chairman Ken Roberts’ presentation Friday to the Legislature’s Economic Outlook & Revenue Assessment Committee. Roberts noted...

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Labrador ups ante on tax-cut proposals to nearly 30% of state budget; my full Sunday column...

Idaho gubernatorial hopeful Raul Labrador, currently the 1st District GOP congressman, released his economic plan late last week, and on top of the $900 million in tax cuts he’s already been advocating, he’s adding another $120 million-plus. Labrador’s “5-5-5 plan” to cut personal and corporate income tax rates and Idaho’s sales tax...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 4, 2018

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