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Objects in Mirror: January 26, 2009 Archive

Join our online discussion: Is the timing right to cut corporate taxes?

Posted at 8:27 AM on January 26, 2009 by Julia Schrenkler

From MPR News: Is the timing right to cut corporate taxes?

Gov. Tim Pawlenty is scheduled to release his two year budget proposal Tuesday. He has said that it won't raise taxes and that some of his proposed cuts will be "difficult." The plan will also include cuts in business taxes which Democrats argue will only increase the state's budget deficit. But to date, Pawlenty's tax cut plan is the only tax proposal on the table.

Join our open online discussion. Share your perspective: Will lower business taxes attract more businesses to Minnesota? Can the state balance losing business tax cash influx against the existing budget deficit? Are other states considering this move, or is there a successful existing model?

More from MPR:
* Idea Generator: Minnesota's Budget Shortfall
* Polinaut, MPR's Politics blog

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