Conversions gradually transforming Orthodox Christianity

John Carney

House panel approves proposed income tax increase

A House committee voted Wednesday to send several tax increase proposals to the full House for a floor vote, despite concerns about hardships they could impose on Delaware residents and businesses.

The measures include competing proposals to raise personal income taxes, a bill to increase licensing fees for limited liability companies, and legislation to raise taxes on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products.

Lawmakers are eyeing the bills as Democrats and Republicans try to reach agreement on a mix of spending cuts and tax increases to balance a budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. According to Democratic Gov. John Carney's administration, lawmakers must close a gap...