House-Senate negotiators agree on tentative tax deal


Senate and House negotiators on Wednesday night reached a tentative deal on a package of tax cuts aimed at returning any windfall in revenue the state might collect because of changes in the federal tax code.

The agreement is valued at $78 million for fiscal year 2019. It includes of sprinkling of other provisions such as tax breaks on the sale of bullion, tax credits for businesses  employing many workers with disabilities as well as authorization of local sales tax votes in Thomas, Russell, Jackson and Dickinson counties.

The House's lead tax negotiator, Republican state Rep. Steven Johnson of . . .


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