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Tax Reform Committee Appointed

October 14, 1999
By: Kyle Elfrink
State Capital Bureau

The Missouri Senate has appointed an interim committee to look into the state's entire tax code and to recommend changes for next year's legislative session. Kyle Elfrink has that story from Jefferson City.

The tax review committe will be headed by Senator Harry Wiggins of Kansas City. He says that the mission of the committee is to look at all areas of Missouri tax law ...

Actuality:WIG1
RunTime: 11
OutCue: "THAT EXPRESSION."
Contents: WIGGINS SAYS THAT SALES AND BUSINESS TAXES, AS WELL AS THE METHOD OF COLLECTION, WILL ALL BE DISCUSSED AND REVIEWED BY THE COMMITTEE.

The committee consists of 5 other senators, including Anita Yeckal of St. Louis County. A public hearing on the committee's findings and recommendations will be held in mid-November.

From the state capital, I'm Kyle Elfrink.Date: October 14, 1999


A new committee to look into Missouri's taxes will take special notice of local sales taxes. Kyle Elfrink has the story from Jefferson City.

According to Senator Harry Wiggins of Kansas City, the tax reform committee will concentrate on the differences in sales taxes from city to city throughout Missouri ...

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RunTime: 13
OutCue: "TAX STRUCTURE."
Contents: WIGGINS PLANS TO LOOK INTO CHANGING THE DIFFERENCES IN SALES TAX RATES FROM CITY TO CITY, WHILE LOOKING IN TO THE ENTIRE MISSOURI TAX CODE.

Wiggins will head the committee which will meet over the next month, before holding a public hearing on their findings in mid-November.

From the state capital, I'm Kyle Elfrink.


If you're fed up with with the large amount of Missouri tax laws, it may be time to rejoice. Kyle Elfrink has the story from Jefferson City.

The Missouri Senate has created a interim committee to look into possible tax reform for the state. Senator Harry Wiggins of Kansas City, says the goal is to reduce the tax code, without harming public services ...

Actuality:WIG4
RunTime: 11
OutCue: "LAW ENFORCEMENT."
Contents: WIGGINS SAYS THE COMMITTEE PLANS TO SIMPLIFY, MODERNIZE, AND REDUCE THE TAX LAW WITHOUT HARMING PUBLIC SERVICES LIKE EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Senator Anita Yeckal of St. Louis County, will join 4 other state senators as part of Wiggins committee. A public hearing in mid-November will present the findings and recommendations of the committee.