Continue to optimize the state’s tax climate while prioritizing the ability of state and local government to make transformational investments in Hoosier’s quality of life.
STATE & LOCAL TAX REVIEW TASKFORCE: Ensure a resilient, competitive tax climate with a broad basis for all taxes and an equitable balance of burdens between state and local levels.
- Right-Size Local Income Tax Reserve Balance: Align local government local income tax reserve requirements with state budget best practices by reducing from 15% to 11% to free up local resources while maintaining fiscal stability.
- Government Reform: Identify and prioritize opportunities to eliminate inefficiencies in government service delivery and stewardship of taxpayer dollars. This could include steps such as township government elimination.