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Should Louisiana Dump Its Income Tax for a Bigger Sales Tax?

By :: January 14th, 2013

Last week Louisiana’s Republican Governor Bobby Jindal proposed replacing the state’s individual income and corporate taxes with a higher sales tax. While details are scarce, initial media reports suggest Jindal would both raise the sales tax rate and make more goods and services subject to the levy. Louisiana’s current 8.86 percent average combined state and […]

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