Taxation Committee works out tuition tax credit bills

In a budget-delayed Wednesday afternoon work session, the Legislature's Taxation Committee divided 6-5 on LD 1092, Senator Sherman's bill to give $2500 per student tax credits taxpayers sending children to parochial and private schools.

The Committee also voted 9-2 against LD 1287, Senator Sherman's other bill which seeks to extend tax credits inthe amount of up tp 50% of total income tax liability to those who contribute to organizations that provide scholarships to parochial and private school students.