Arkansas lawmakers may heed voters' appeals for tax reform

Sanders, Lisa
January 1999
Bond Buyer;01/20/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30561, p23
Trade Publication
Reports that Arkansas lawmakers may approve a tax reform measure in their 1999 session following continued pressure from voters who want to abolish property tax and replace it with sales tax. Impact of the abolition of property tax on the finance of local governments; Estimated amount of school district bonds supported by property tax; Alternative ways to grant tax relief as suggested by Governor Mike Huckabee.


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