Today, for the first time in ten years, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to repeal the federal estate tax. The final vote on HR 1105 was 240-179, with 233 Republicans and 7 Democrats voting yea. The bill was...
- Fergus Hodgson of the Pelican Institute
Fergus Hodgson of the Pelican Institute
This week Manager of Communications Richard Morrison talks with Fergus Hodgson, Capitol Bureau Reporter for the Pelican Institute in Louisiana. Fergus fills us in on what's been going on with tax policy recently in Baton Rouge, including proposals for an Amazon tax, changes to the cigarette tax, and a proposal to phase-out the state's personal income tax entirely.
For more information, see the following:
Tax Foundation Fiscal Fact No. 271, "Louisiana Considers Adopting 'Amazon' Tax on Out-of-State Online Sellers" by Joseph Henchman (5/26/11).
More on Louisiana's tax climate here.
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