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Kansas to see follow-up legislation on tax cuts

CBS NewsWatch
John Hanna
Friday, August 17, 2012

Professor Martin Dickinson was recently quoted in a story on a new Kansas law reducing state income taxes.

Hanna wrote:

But Martin Dickinson, a University of Kansas law professor who specializes in tax issues, said some provisions are flawed and unclear. For example, he said, the provision meant to exempt partners in a business from paying income taxes could still result in them facing taxes when income is distributed to them, not what lawmakers intended.

"I'd say there might be a half-dozen points that might be in controversy," Dickinson, a registered Democrat who's taught at the university since 1967, said during the critics' news conference. "There are parts of the bill which the Legislature will definitely need to address."