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Zack Hutchins
Director of Communications

February 4, 2000

Council outlines Governor's tax proposals

The Business Council has analyzed tax-related proposals in Governor Pataki's 2000-2001 Executive Budget.

The four-page summary was prepared by Rich Schwarz, The Council's expert in state taxation. It analyzes proposals related to:

The document includes details on the Governor's package of tax changes targeted to benefit the upstate economy, including his proposals to eliminate the gross receipts tax on energy utilities, to establish a new tax credit for brownfield cleanup, to enact a small-business tax cut, and to enact various tax incentives for upstate.

A copy of the analysis can be found here.