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Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans tells reporters on Tuesday that tax increases Gov. Mark Dayton proposes overall will not raise what middle class Minneotans pay. Don Davis | Forum News Service

Businesses worry about Dayton tax plan’s effects

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By Danielle Killey

Forum News Service

ST. PAUL – Someone has to pay.

Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget proposal would add more than $3.1 billion in new tax revenue over the next two years. Higher income taxes on the richest Minnesotans would bring in about $1.1 billion, but the rest has to come from somewhere. Businesses are worried they, and their customers, would take the hit.


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