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Eye On Boise archive for Oct. 2, 2007

TUESDAY, OCT. 2, 2007

Tax breaks on the chopping block

Wondering which tax breaks are on the chopping block? The four that the legislative interim committee on tax exemptions voted to recommend repealing are: The Investment Tax Credit ($41 million a year); the sales tax exemption for broadcast equipment and supplies ($2.575 million a year);…

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Guv wants to raise pay, cut benefits

It’s long been known that Idaho’s state employee pay lags far below the private sector for similar jobs, but that the state’s benefits are better. Many state workers could make far more in the private sector, but stay on because of a public service commitment…

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