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Jay Nixon on Tax Reform

Missouri Democratic Governor


Remove tax credits which are bad returns on investment

A bi-partisan tax credit commission spent four months reviewing Missouri's 61 tax credit programs. They looked at which credits are giving taxpayers a good return on their investment--and which are not. I ask the members of the Legislature to allow this commission to present its recommendations at open hearings in the House and Senate. We should give the commission's report serious and full consideration. Because Missourians work hard for their money. We owe it to taxpayers to make sure they get the best bang for their buck. Creating jobs. Balancing the budget without raising taxes. Investing in the future. Making government smarter and more efficient. All of these things are essential to the well-being of our state.
Source: 2011 Missouri State of the State Address , Jan 19, 2011

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