Veterans have joined Governor Heineman in supporting the elimination of the state income tax
Veterans have joined Governor Heineman in supporting the elimination of the state income tax.
During a news conference at the Capitol just hours before legislative hearings on the proposal, the Nebraska VFW threw its support to Heineman's tax plan.
State VFW Commander Dave Beran says eliminating the state tax on military pensions would attract more military retirees to the state. . .
Dave Beran, State Commander, VFW; "back to Nebraska"
The governor proposes offsetting the loss of revenue from the elimination of the state individual and corporate income tax by eliminating 2-point-4(B)Billion dollars in sales tax exemptions.
The Nebraska Veterans of Foreign Wars has endorsed Governor Heineman's proposal to do away with the state income tax.
Heineman says it's a matter of fairness for military retirees. . .
Gov. Dave Heineman; "a matter of fairness, here"
Heineman proposes eliminating both the individual and corporate income tax...and offsetting the loss of revenue to the state by ending 2-point-4(B)Billion dollars worth of sales tax exemptions.
Veterans line up with Governor Heineman, supporting his proposal to eliminate the state income tax.
State Department of Veterans Affairs Director John Hilgert says veterans see the measure has good for the future of the state. . .
John Hilgert, Director of Nebraska's Dept of Veterans Affairs; "come home to Nebraska"
The Nebraska Veterans of Foreign Wars has formally endorsed the governor's plan to end the state income tax and offset the loss in revenue by eliminating roughly have the sales tax exemptions the state grants.
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