Ohio Taxpayers Association Endorses Buckeye Institute Study

Study Has Six Proposals To Lower Ohio Income Taxes



Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Ohio Taxpayers Association

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Taxpayers Association
 (OTA) today gave its strong endorsement to a study released by the Buckeye
 Institute for Public Policy Solutions.  Entitled Tax Reform for Ohio's New
 Millennium, the report proposes six policy options to lower Ohio's high state
 and local income taxes.
     "It is appropriate on tax day to begin this effort to permanently reduce
 Ohio's income taxes," said Scott A. Pullins, Executive Director of the OTA.
 "Ohio's high state and local income taxes are one of the top job-killers in
 this state."
     Pullins acknowledged that passage of state income tax cuts this year are
 not likely because of Ohio's weak economy and the desire to spend more money
 on education.  However, he is upbeat about passage of a tax cut next year.
     "There is strong support within the Ohio General Assembly for cutting
 taxes," said Pullins.  "I think by this time next year they'll pass a dramatic
 tax cut based upon the research in this Buckeye Institute report."
     The Ohio Taxpayers Association is a non-profit, non-partisan organization
 that works to limit Ohio taxes, government spending, and regulations.  Visit
 them on the web at www.ohiotaxpayers.com .
 
 

SOURCE Ohio Taxpayers Association
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Taxpayers Association
 (OTA) today gave its strong endorsement to a study released by the Buckeye
 Institute for Public Policy Solutions.  Entitled Tax Reform for Ohio's New
 Millennium, the report proposes six policy options to lower Ohio's high state
 and local income taxes.
     "It is appropriate on tax day to begin this effort to permanently reduce
 Ohio's income taxes," said Scott A. Pullins, Executive Director of the OTA.
 "Ohio's high state and local income taxes are one of the top job-killers in
 this state."
     Pullins acknowledged that passage of state income tax cuts this year are
 not likely because of Ohio's weak economy and the desire to spend more money
 on education.  However, he is upbeat about passage of a tax cut next year.
     "There is strong support within the Ohio General Assembly for cutting
 taxes," said Pullins.  "I think by this time next year they'll pass a dramatic
 tax cut based upon the research in this Buckeye Institute report."
     The Ohio Taxpayers Association is a non-profit, non-partisan organization
 that works to limit Ohio taxes, government spending, and regulations.  Visit
 them on the web at www.ohiotaxpayers.com .
 
 SOURCE  Ohio Taxpayers Association