Florida Gov. Rick Scott to Begin 2-Week Bus Tour on Tax Proposals | NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Gov. Rick Scott to Begin 2-Week Bus Tour on Tax Proposals

Gov. Rick Scott's bus tour on tax proposal begins Monday.



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    FILE PHOTO: Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks with the media during a visit to the Miami Children’s Museum on March 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott visited the musum to highlight the states increased funding for early childhood education while making a case for re-election against former Florida Gov., now Democratic candidate, Charlie Crist, who he seen as trailing in the polls.. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is beginning a two-week, 28-city campaign bus tour to promote proposed tax cuts as part of his re-election campaign.

    The tour begins Monday. Scott announced the tax cut proposals last week.

    It includes the eventual elimination of the corporate income tax, getting rid of taxes paid on commercial rent, an expansion of the state's sales tax holidays, a reduction of cellphone taxes and a proposed ballot measure that would keep property taxes from rising if home values stay the same or drop.

    Any of the proposals would need legislative approval.

    Scott is facing former Republican Charlie Crist, who is seeking his old job as a Democrat.

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