Columnist Dave Helling writes: Most Kansas voters have focused this year on the results of Gov. Sam Brownback’s income tax cuts for individuals and small businesses. What they may miss is a more important and subtle reality: The incumbent Republican isn’t cutting the state’s tax burden as much as he is shifting it — from income to sales. Joined by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Brownback (left) thanked campaign volunteers Monday at Republican Party headquarters in Topeka.
Columnist Dave Helling writes: Most Kansas voters have focused this year on the results of Gov. Sam Brownback’s income tax cuts for individuals and small businesses. What they may miss is a more important and subtle reality: The incumbent Republican isn’t cutting the state’s tax burden as much as he is shifting it — from income to sales. Joined by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Brownback (left) thanked campaign volunteers Monday at Republican Party headquarters in Topeka. THAD ALLTON The Associated Press
Columnist Dave Helling writes: Most Kansas voters have focused this year on the results of Gov. Sam Brownback’s income tax cuts for individuals and small businesses. What they may miss is a more important and subtle reality: The incumbent Republican isn’t cutting the state’s tax burden as much as he is shifting it — from income to sales. Joined by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Brownback (left) thanked campaign volunteers Monday at Republican Party headquarters in Topeka. THAD ALLTON The Associated Press

Dave Helling: Gov. Sam Brownback’s Kansas tax policy seems shifty

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