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Vote could be 1st step to cut income taxes
Foes say shifting revenue to sales tax would hurt the middle, lower classes
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Georgia voters will decide whether to cap the state’s income tax rate at 6 percent when they head to the polls Tuesday. The referendum is seen by many as a first step toward reducing the rate and perhaps one day zeroing it out altogether. “But it’s got to be done in increments,” said state Rep. Carl Rogers, R-Gainesville.