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Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, explains his tax proposal Tuesday, April 23, 2013. (Forum News Service photo by Danielle Killey)

Minnesota Senate tax plan increases income tax

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ST. PAUL – Married Minnesota couples who make about $140,000 or more taxable income would pay higher income taxes under a tax plan offered by senators today.

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The proposal does not create a new income tax bracket, like the governor’s and House’s proposals, but would increase the top tax rate from 7.85 percent to 9.4 percent. That would bring in about $1.2 billion.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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