Gov. Bevin to study possibility of tax reform

Gov. Bevin to study possibility of tax reform

Gov. Matt Bevin and his top policy officials will study the possibility of reforming Kentucky’s tax code after this year’s legislative session, state budget director John Chilton said Thursday.

“He has said it needs to happen,” Chilton said. “All different things will be considered.”

Chilton said he attended nearly all the meetings of Gov. Steve Beshear’s Blue Ribbon Tax Commission, which presented a plan in 2012 that members said would modernize Kentucky’s antiquated tax code and eventually produce at least $690 million a year. Read More