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Louisiana Income Tax Revision, Amendment 2 (2000)

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Louisiana Amendment 2 would eliminate state income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid; provide that state income tax rates & brackets shall never exceed the current rates & brackets. It was on the November 7, 2000 election ballot in Louisiana where it was defeated, with 38% of voters in favor.

Election results

Amendment 2
Defeatedd No888,76662.08%
Yes 542,848 37.92%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Legislative Constitutional Amendment

To eliminate the constitutional requirement for a state income tax deduction for federal income taxes paid, to eliminate the current limitation on individual income tax rates, and to provide that the state individual and joint income tax schedule of rates and brackets shall never exceed the rates and brackets set forth in Title 47 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes on January 1, 2001. (Act 48/HB 73, 2000 Regular Session)

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