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Rep. Paul Marquart of Dilworth Monday explains property tax provisions in a House taxes bill. On the left is Rep. Lyle Koenen of Clara City.

Higher taxes on rich part of House plan

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ST. PAUL - Minnesotans earning more than $300,000 a year would pay a higher income tax and the Job Opportunity Building Zones program would be partially dismantled under a House Democratic-Farmer-Labor tax plan.


The bill, unveiled this morning, would raise $468 million in the next two years by raising income taxes on the rich. In all, the bill increases taxes $1.5 billion in the two-year budget that begins July 1.

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