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Personal property tax elimination

“This is a horrible tax.”

Alex LaBeau’s assessment of Idaho’s business personal property tax could not have been clearer. LaBeau is the president of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, a pro-business advocacy group, and he was presenting his case for eliminating the tax at the annual Associated Taxpayers of Idaho convention in Boise.

“Eliminating the business personal property tax without replacing the revenue that it generates will undermine our ability to provide essential services.”

Dan Chadwick’s position could not have been clearer, either. He heads up the Idaho Association of Counties, an umbrella organization that serves the needs of county government officials. He and LaBeau both addressed the convention audience, and articulated very different views on the issue. Read more.  Austin Hill, Idaho Reporter.

Eliminate Idaho's business personal property tax: Yes or No?

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.