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... Or at least some of those taxes



Though it would not go as far as Rep. Needelman wants, other House Republicans are developing a proposal to eliminate property taxes for all homesteads while increasing the sales tax by a few pennies to make up the difference.

The plan, which has quietly gained favor among House leaders in recent days but lacks detail and has yet to be announced, also calls for capping property taxes on businesses, second homes and other nonhomestead property.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:30pm]


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