The Louisiana Senate approved a possible constitutional amendment Tuesday that would lower the maximum allowable personal income tax rates and remove a major tax break from the constitution.
Senate Bill 159 is part of a package of tax-related constitutional amendments legislative leaders in both chambers are pushing. They later may be combined into a single instrument, said Sen. Bret Allain, R-Franklin, who chairs his chamber’s tax policy committee.
“Simplicity and predictability is what we’re after,” he said.
The Louisiana Constitution currently says lawmakers can’t raise income tax rates above what was