Two alternative tax-cut bills introduced in House tax committee

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After much debate, two alternative tax-cut bills have been introduced in the House Revenue & Taxation Committee this morning, one from Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, to couple grocery tax elimination with various income tax cuts; and another from Senate Tax Chairman Dan Johnson, R-Lewiston, offering a different version of the governor’s bill that already has passed the House by keeping the dependent exemption, rather than adding a new child tax credit; and lowering tax rates in each bracket by slightly less, a 0.3 percent cut, to make up the difference and provide more tax relief to Idaho families. While Johnson’s bill – presented by Sen. Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton – was introduced on a unanimous vote, there was a divided, 9-6 vote to...

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Two alternative tax-cut bills introduced in House tax committee

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