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Fishkind Conversations: How Does Florida Pay Its Bills Without A State Income Tax?


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When it comes to state taxes, Florida has an unusual approach. It’s one of only seven states in the US with no income tax.

90.7’s Danielle Prieur asked economic analyst Hank Fishkind to explain how Florida and the other six states come up with the money to fund their budgets and spending programs.

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Nicole came to central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from national elections to local arts, from extraordinary hurricanes ... Read Full Bio »

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