tax code http://wkms.org en Beshear's Tax Reform Proposal in House Budget Committee Today, A Behind-The-Scenes Look http://wkms.org/post/beshears-tax-reform-proposal-house-budget-committee-today-behind-scenes-look <p>Lt. Gov Jerry Abramson presented a draft of Governor Steve Beshear's&nbsp;proposed tax code changes to the House budget committee today, which was first announced by Beshear last week. The changes, if fully implemented, could raise an estimated<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;$210 million annually by expanding the 6% sales tax to select services, an increased tax on cigarettes from 60 cents to $1 dollar per pack, and reducing tax breaks on pensions for people earning more than $80,000. On <em>Sounds Good</em>, Kate speaks with</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;policy analyst and member of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Committee on tax reform, Jason Bailey about the events of the day.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:33:33 +0000 Kate Lochte 38630 at http://wkms.org Beshear's Tax Reform Proposal in House Budget Committee Today, A Behind-The-Scenes Look Abramson Doesn’t Expect Major Change in the Tax Code http://wkms.org/post/abramson-doesn-t-expect-major-change-tax-code <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">The chair of Kentucky’&#39;s tax commission says a sweeping overhaul of the state&#39;s tax code isn&#39;t in the works.</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal; " /><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal; " /><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal; ">Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abra Wed, 15 Aug 2012 16:24:22 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 20803 at http://wkms.org Abramson Doesn’t Expect Major Change in the Tax Code