Tax break could assist newspapers

 

Last updated 1/16/2022 at 11:51am

It looks like newspapers could get a tax break from the 2022 state Legislature.

Two legislators say they plan to introduce companion bills that drop the business and occupation tax for newspapers to zero.

"This legislation would certainly benefit news organizations in the state, including The Beacon," said Beacon Managing Editor Brian Soergel. "We hope the Legislature passes these bills to support local journalism for years to come."

The tax would not be permanent under the proposed legislation. Just how long it will last is yet to be determined.

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