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Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth listens during a Tuesday Minnesota House committee meeting about cutting business property taxes and reducing property tax refunds for renters. DON DAVIS | BEMIDJI PIONEER

GOP wants to phase out statewide business property tax

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ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota Republican tax priority is lowering and eventually eliminating a statewide property tax on businesses, but Democrats say they are funding the tax cut with money from poor, disabled and elderly renters.


A bill the House Taxes Committee debated Tuesday produced widely varied reactions, punctuated by businesses saying it is good policy to cut their taxes.

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