Rise to the moment of truth Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: tax relief

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Justin Bogie: Alabamians deserve permanent tax relief, not just a one-time check

In fiscal year 2022, Alabama’s state government collected over $13 billion in total revenue. It marked the fourth straight year that the state has had a revenue surplus of at least $600 million.

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Phil Williams: Show me the money!

Is it possible that the elected leadership in Montgomery believes that we don’t have enough revenue? Not at all. The numbers don’t lie, and Alabama has more cash on hand than we’ve ever had.

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Justin Bogie: Permanent tax relief is 'very important' to Alabamians

The argument that an economic recession is coming, and the state must be fiscally responsible to weather that storm, does not line up with the actions of the legislature over the last four years. 

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State Sen. Stutts pledges to seek tax elimination — 'Lowering taxes to me is more important than incentives'

How Alabama should handle its budget surplus continues to fuel speculation about the possibility of the Alabama Legislature instituting tax relief in the upcoming quadrennium.

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Ivey floats tax rebate, rules out 'permanent structural change'

Monday, in a statement marking the end of the fiscal year, Gov. Kay Ivey teased a possible tax relief plan.

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State Sen. Orr says doing both tax cuts and tax rebates a possibility

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), the Senate Education Budget Committee chairman, had previously floated the idea of one-time tax rebates.

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Alabama Policy Institute: State government should enact at least $750 million in permanent tax relief for Alabamians

Thirty-two states have enacted some form of tax relief for citizens in 2022. Missouri is poised to become the 33rd.