Lawmakers Ask Business Leaders For Alternatives To Sales Tax Plan

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State lawmakers seem to be at an impasse on Governor John Kasich’s proposal for major cuts in the state income tax and a major broadening of the sales tax to dozens of services.

It’s billed as a $1.4 billion tax cut over three years, but two major business groups still don’t like the sales tax part, and Republicans who control the Ohio House of Representatives are also balking at the idea.

Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports legislative leaders are asking business advocates for some alternative ways to pay for an income tax cut. Click the play button above to hear Bill’s full report.