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Roundup: Idaho Cut Corporations Tax Break

A veteran state Tax Commission auditor Wednesday released a 17-page whistle-blower report alleging agency commissioners for years have improperly settled tax protests by large corporations, saving the companies money but shorting Idaho by millions of dollars. Stan Howland, a corporate income tax auditor for the tax collection agency for 28 years, said the four appointed members of the Tax Commission, as well as the deputy attorneys general who advise them, routinely allow largely out-of-state corporations to pay just a percentage of what they really owe/John Miller, Associated Press. More here

News Roundup:
*Bradbury, after election loss, maintains need for court reform/Lewiston Tribune
*Rammell says he’ll pay $140,000 loan/IStatesman
*Contributions soar after College of Idaho name change/IStatesman
*Otter to unveil fetal alcohol warning program/KTVB
*Lewiston city clerk cleared of felony charges/KREM2

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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