Hearing shows review of entire Missouri tax code wanted

3 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Monday, January 26 2015 Jan 26, 2015 Monday, January 26, 2015 9:22:09 AM CST January 26, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Business groups say they support a proposed multi-year review of Missouri's tax code by a panel of experts.

Republican Sen. Bob Dixon, of Springfield, said an in-depth study of the tax code was desperately needed during a Senate committee hearing on the measure.

He says officials, tax attorneys, accountants and business owners, would study the code and produce a report as a starting point for an update of the code.

Dixon's proposal would also create an independent office to advocate for taxpayers and outline a right to fair and equal application of the tax code.

Lobbyists for business groups say those changes would help protect taxpayers.

The Senate committee has not voted on the proposal.

 

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