Dear friends,
 
Yesterday the Tax Modernization Committee met and received an overview of the Nebraska tax code from staff of the Legislative Revenue Committee and Fiscal Office.  They also heard a presentation on the sales tax from Dr. John Mikesell.  Presentations from yesterday’s meeting will be available on the Legislature’s website next week. 
 
The committee also announced several important dates:
 
August 6, Lincoln, the committee will hear a presentation on the property tax from Dr. John Anderson, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, and in the afternoon from Dr. Sally Wallace on the personal income tax and Dr. David Sjoquist on the corporate income tax, both from Georgia State University. 
 
August 7, Lincoln, the committee will have time for discussion and subcommittee meetings
 
September 23 from 4-7 pm, Scottsbluff, Harms Technology Center- public hearing
 
September 24 from 1-4 pm, North Platte- public hearing (location not yet announced)
 
September 26 from 1-4 pm, Norfolk- public hearing (location not yet announced)
 
**Dates for the public hearings in Lincoln and Omaha are still pending
 
 
We will continue to provide more information as the tax study moves ahead.

As always, we thank you for your support of OpenSky and your interest in these important issues.

Sincerely,

 
Renee Fry
Executive Director
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