Just days before his State of the Union address, President Obama unveiled a major tax proposal that calls for raising taxes on the wealthy and large financial firms.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration is striking back against perceptions that his proposed sales tax expansion would put Minnesota business at a disadvantage when bidding for service contracts in other states.
About two dozen Minnesota cities and counties whose sales taxes piggyback on the state’s would see a gusher of new money if Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed sales tax expansion prevails.
Democrats who recaptured control of the Legislature are taking a cautious approach to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s goal of raising income taxes on those who earn the most.