House DFL would add tax surcharge on rich
ST. PAUL -- House Democrats today said they want to not only permanently raise income taxes on wealthy Minnesotans, but also add a temporary surcharge on the richest of the rich to repay schools.
DFL leaders provided no details, but said the surcharge would bring in $854 million needed to repay schools money the state borrowed from them over recent years. House Speaker Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, said the surcharge would disappear in two years.
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