tax credit review commission http://kbia.org en Tax credit overhaul a no-go this session http://kbia.org/post/tax-credit-overhaul-no-go-session <p></p><p>Missouri senators have given up their attempt to pass an overhaul of the some of the state's tax credit programs for businesses and developers.</p><p>Supporters of the bill set it aside Friday after Republican Sen. Brad Lager, of Savannah, spoke against it for an hour in a filibuster that could have otherwise continued until the session's mandatory end at 6 p.m. The legislation would have created tax incentives for international air cargo exports, computer data centers and investors in startup technology companies. Fri, 17 May 2013 20:09:13 +0000 Associated Press 33949 at http://kbia.org Tax credit overhaul a no-go this session State tax credit commission scales back recommendations http://kbia.org/post/state-tax-credit-commission-scales-back-recommendations <p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s Tax Credit Review Commission has released its revised list of recommendations.&nbsp; Some of the original recommendations have been scaled back: The new list calls for shrinking the cap on Historic Preservation tax credits to $90 million a year, instead of $75 million, and reducing the cap on Low Income Housing to $135 million instead of $80 million.&nbsp; Former GOP Senator Chuck Gross co-chairs the commission.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 23:42:28 +0000 Marshall Griffin 25971 at http://kbia.org Mo. governor revives tax credit review panel http://kbia.org/post/mo-governor-revives-tax-credit-review-panel <p>Gov. Jay Nixon is reviving a commission that recommended widespread changes to Missouri's tax credit programs.</p><p>Nixon says the growing cost of state tax credits is reason to reconvene the Missouri Tax Credit Review Commission on Sept. 12.</p><p>The panel released a report in late 2010 recommending that Missouri eliminate some of its 61 tax credit programs and reduce or change others.</p><p>But lawmakers have done little because of a disagreement among those who want to pare back Missouri's tax breaks and others who want to create new incentives for businesses.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 13:13:55 +0000 Associated Press 20289 at http://kbia.org Mo. governor revives tax credit review panel