Football results: Greenwood 21, Plainfield 10 (final score).
Football results: Indian Creek 63, Brown County 7 (final score).
Football results: Martinsville 42, Franklin 28 (final score).
Football results: Roncalli 41, Scecina 7 (final score).
Football results: Avon 38, Whiteland 12 (final score).

Column: Tax code review can’t overlook working poor




The Pence administration is calling for a review of the Indiana tax code. The top goals are to simplify the code and to promote economic development. But another worthy goal, one that would boost the Indiana economy, is missing.

First, if the government is going to take our money, then it should do so as gently as possible. The U.S. income tax code is notoriously burdensome in terms of the billions of hours and dollars required to complete the paperwork. Governments will tax our money, but they shouldn’t unnecessarily tax our time too.

Second, all things equal, fiscal and regulatory policies should minimize the damage to the economy and increase the possibilities of economic development. It is important for policymakers to strive for this goal.

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