Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 7.1 percent.
Nixon claims the bill would eliminate income tax for earners in the top bracket; Republicans dismiss the idea.
Proposed tax would raise $1 billion from annual incomes over $1 million.
JEFFERSON CITY • Breaking a months-long stalemate, Missouri's Republican state senators coalesced Wednesday night behind an income tax cut that could reduce state revenue by about $500 million annually.
PHOENIX — It looks like Gov. Jan Brewer is going to have to decide whether Arizona taxpayers should be penalized because of inflation — at least for this coming year.
JEFFERSON CITY • State senators didn't show a lot of love today for a tax cut proposal that grew out of negotiations between Republican Sen. Will Kraus and Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.
JEFFERSON CITY • Five days before filing opens for the August primary election, 14 House Republicans had a chance Thursday to redeem themselves with a pro-business lobbying group they angered last fall.
Tax credits also may be involved as Republicans work on new, narrower plan this session.
PHOENIX — A special legislative panel voted Thursday to reduce the number of state income-tax brackets from five to three, with an eye on eventually creating a single state tax rate.
PHOENIX — Ken Bennett formally kicked off his bid to become governor Tuesday by proposing to replace the state’s income tax by increasing the number of goods and services subject to the state sales tax.
PHOENIX — Arizona officials have been forced to craft a new tax form, now that federal law recognizes gay couples who got married in states where that’s legal.
Approaching expiration of "temporary" flat income tax hike may cause move to progressive tax system.
PHOENIX - Arizonans who manage to get a raise to keep pace with inflation are not going to get relief from what could be a costly surprise on their income taxes.
Supporters said the bill would put more money in peoples’ pockets and help Missouri compete.
State revenue could decrease by $700 million in 10 years.
JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri would cut business taxes roughly in half and trim individual income taxes slightly under the latest Republican proposal for a tax code overhaul.
Bills aim to compete with Kansas tax cuts, but Nixon is unconvinced.
Chained CPI is simply a better way to measure inflation, economists say.