Tony Evers, Republican lawmakers both want middle-class tax cut, disagree on how to fund it

Assembly Republicans are proposing a 10 percent income tax cut for middle-class Wisconsinites in what they say is an effort to help Democratic Gov. Tony Evers deliver on one of his campaign promises — but Evers isn`t jumping on board.

The Republican proposal would use a budget surplus to expand the sliding scale standard deduction for the individual income tax to give "targeted relief to the middle class," said state Rep. Terry Katsma, R-Oostburg, in a news conference announcing the plan...

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Ken Notes: Use tax cuts/incentives to get the change you desire. We want high paying jobs. I`ll bet that Wisconsin voters would rather have a good shot at $25.00 or $30.00 per hour rather than a 10% or $170.00 tax break.

Give companies a break based on their contribution to our growth and quality of life. Finally let all companies get in on the "deal". The Governor could even have his corporate tax increase if companies could more than offset it by paying better wages and increasing hiring.



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