Members of the Missouri House have given preliminary approval to a bill expected to raise an additional $30-Million to $40-Million for a cash-strapped state budget. The bill falls far short of the revenue-generating package Governor Bob Holden had wanted. It basically cracks down on those who owe the state taxes. Vendors wouldn’t be able to do business with the state without paying back taxes. Those lucky at lotteries in this state would have to pay taxes here even if they live elsewhere. If someone owes court costs, it could be deducted from their tax refund. In addition, a business owner could lose his or her business if he or she isn’t current in taxes. The bill needs to pass a second House vote to move to the Senate.
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