(Kimberly James) – A judge ruled that Nevada lawmakers violated the state constitution by approving a business tax increase without the required two-thirds majority.
Carson City District Judge James Russell declared that the extension of a tax rate that was set to expire did not meet the threshold for a two-thirds vote according to Northern Nevada Business Weekly.
“The 2015 legislature passed the largest tax increase in history, with the promise that if the state collected too much, they would reduce the tax burden on the businesses that overpaid,” Randi Thompson, Nevada state director for the National Federation of Independent Business, told The Center Square this week. “This victory shows the legislature that we expect them to keep their word and follow the constitution.”
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