LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans receiving Social Safety earnings can pay much less in taxes on that earnings every year till it is absolutely exempt in 2030, underneath a invoice that gained ultimate approval from lawmakers on Thursday.
Lawmakers handed the gradual tax phase-out on a 41-0 vote. It now heads to Gov. Pete Ricketts, who’s anticipated to signal it.
The invoice by Sen. Brett Lindstrom, of Omaha, would cut back the taxes paid on Social Safety earnings by 5% this yr, 20% subsequent yr and 30% in 2023. The exemption would proceed to develop till it hits 100% in 2030.
Supporters argued that the invoice would assist ease the tax burden on seniors and make Nebraska enticing in comparison with neighboring states that do not tax Social Safety, together with Iowa.
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