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Otter: benefits of repealing grocery tax are mostly imaginary while downsides are very real (access required)

Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter killed the 2017 Legislature's last chance to lower taxes by vetoing a bill exempting groceries from sales tax April 11. Although several lawmakers called lowering taxes a priority, the Legislature did not pass many bills this year to reduce Idaho's tax burden. Bills to reduce Idaho's income and unemployment insurance tax rates ...

About Benton Alexander Smith

Benton Alexander Smith is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering the Idaho Legislature, new business, technology and financial services.