Sales Tax Could Apply To Haircuts, Sports Tickets, And More

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Gov. John Kasich's tax shift plan calls for the states sales tax to be applied to haircuts, sports tickets, pet grooming, and several other sectors that have traditionally avoided the tax.(Photo: Flickr composite)
Gov. John Kasich's tax shift plan calls for the states sales tax to be applied to haircuts, sports tickets, pet grooming, and several other sectors that have traditionally avoided the tax.(Photo: Flickr composite)

Governor John Kasich is pushing a $1.4 billion net tax cut for Ohioans over the next three years, a move he says would attract more companies and their jobs. It would come in the form of a huge cut in the graduated state income tax.

But, at the same time, a reduced five percent state sales tax would be applied to many services that are now un-taxed. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports on who would pay more for that. Click the play button above to hear his full report.

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