Changes to La. individual income tax may be topic of special session

By Samuel Carter Karlin

BATON ROUGE – Quietly discussed changes to Louisiana’s individual income tax could be a means in the upcoming special legislative session to relieve the deflated budget if lawmakers agree revenue is needed to fund TOPS, safety-net hospitals and other agencies.

And lawmakers could make those changes as soon as the special session beginning Monday night, but some legislators, especially in the House, are wary of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ plan to raise revenue and reluctant to touch anymore tax increases.

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