Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Editorials

September 26, 2012

Tax reform clock is ticking in Frankfort

(Continued)

Sept. 26, 2012 —

By the way, the current study on tax reform is the 11th in Kentucky in the last 20 years or so.

The first 10 reports are sitting on shelves somewhere in Frankfort or in the limestone caverns where the state keeps its old records.

By now it should be obvious that Kentucky either modernizes its state and local tax codes or finds itself, along with state and local governments, being unable to provide basic services for their citizens.

By the calendar, 2020 is just eight years away and the clock is ticking.

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