It’s been a busy couple weeks in Lincoln as lawmakers wrapped up interim studies in advance of the 2015 Legislative session. Among the studies completed and reported on were Revenue Committee studies on income taxes and property taxes.
Lincoln Journal Star on Dec. 14 — Local View: Property Tax issue creates need to look at K-12 funding formula
As Nebraskans, we have many reasons to be proud of our K-12 education system. Our students consistently score above the national average on college entrance tests, we have one of the highest [...]
LINCOLN, Neb. — A panel of lawmakers is recommending changes to Nebraska’s tax incentive program to help them determine whether all those subsidies are working. Read the full article.
Omaha World-Herald on Dec. 10 — Property taxes paid by Nebraskans 2-3 times higher than those in nearby states
LINCOLN — Property taxes paid by Nebraska farmers and ranchers are two to three times higher than those paid by their counterparts in Iowa, South Dakota and Kansas, a panel of state [...]
OpenSky Policy Institute Executive Director Renee Fry comments on tax reports issued Dec. 9 by the Legislature’s Revenue committee.
With a month to go before state lawmakers and the new governor convene at the Capitol, the stage is set for a major tax reform showdown. And some of the players are [...]
OpenSky's Renee Fry told KGFW (1340 AM) in Kearney recently that Nebraska lawmakers face “huge” issues in prison reform, health and human services, the state budget and property taxes in the upcoming session.
Two key reports from the Revenue Committee will help set the table for debate in the upcoming legislative session.
Revenue Committee to release two key reports Two key reports being released next week by the Revenue Committee will help set the table for debate in the upcoming legislative session on two [...]
Two key reports being released next week by the Revenue Committee will help set the table for debate in the upcoming legislative session on two key issues: how Nebraska taxes agricultural land [...]