..."As panels of experts, including legislators and outsiders, have suggested for years, a real overhaul of the state tax structure is needed. A fairer
and more dependable system was sketched out by what is known by insiders as the HCR11 task force, created by that resolution and headed
by LSU economist Jim Richardson and Revenue Secretary Kimberly Robinson.
But broadly, the same solutions have been recommended by business-friendly economists of the Tax Foundation, inspired by the Committee of 100 for Economic Development. And most of the points have been made over many years by a slew of other studies."...
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