Special session an opportunity for holistic approach to tax reform, expert says

May 2, 2017 By Nick Storm
Spectrum News

With the regular session in the rearview mirror lawmakers, advocates and others will now focus on the road ahead, which Gov. Matt Bevin has said will include a special session on tax and pension reform.

Mark Sommer, an attorney specializing in tax law with Frost Brown Todd in Louisville, recently reviewed areas ripe for reform and where the conversation may lead when it comes to reforming the state’s antiquated tax code.

Gov. Bevin and his administration have been working quietly on their plan for the last “six-months minimum,” crafting their approach to a comprehensive tax package, Sommer said.

Sommer is advocating for a “holistic approach” which would include multiple constituencies, including country and city governments.

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