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Fla. Gov. Scott promises new tax cuts for 2nd term

 
Fla. Gov. Scott promises new tax cuts for 2nd term
Posted Friday, August 29th 2014 @ 12pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising more tax cuts if he wins a second term.

Despite past resistance from the republican-controlled legislature Scott says he will push through more than $1 billion in tax cuts over the next two years.

Scott in 2010 promised deep property tax cuts and a substantial phase-out of the state's corporate income tax. Neither has happened.

The GOP incumbent plans to launch a two-week statewide bus tour Monday to tout the tax cuts.

Scott's new tax cut plan includes sales tax holidays for shoppers, a reduction in taxes paid on cell phone bills and the elimination of taxes paid on commercial rent. 

The governor also says he will push a constitutional amendment that would shield homeowners from increased property taxes if their homes lose value.

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