THE GREAT TAX DIVIDE: Joint caucus drives lawmakers to revise bill
INDIANAPOLIS — Discussion on whether counties should have a say on the elimination of the Business Personal Property Tax (BPPT) was debated at the Statehouse Tuesday.Indiana Senators were swayed for approval of a House plan, letting counties opt out of taxing new business personal property.Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel and Whitley County Commissioner Chairman George Schrumpf are two area leaders who have worked together on a joint resolution opposing the tax ban. A mayors and commissioners caucus has threaded together a common voice on the initiative — if the elimination is to take place, alternatives for revenue need to be established.To read the rest of this story, see the Feb. 19 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.