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Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu says he’s working on another income tax cut that would raise the income limits for the second-lowest tax bracket by more than $100,000. 

The Oostburg Republican told the WisPolitics luncheon at The Madison Club Thursday that he’s still hashing out the details with Joint Finance Committee Co-chair Sen. Howard Marklein, R-Spring Green. But he wants to raise the income limits of the second of four brackets so that families making up to $150,000 or $200,000 for married joint filers fit into the bracket, which currently has a limit of $36,840. 

The change would mean more Wisconsinites are eligible for the 4.4% income tax who currently fit within the 5.3% bracket, which currently has a cap of $405,550 for married joint filers. 

LeMahieu said the proposal is aimed at addressing concerns Dems raised during the most recent budget cycle about Republicans’ proposal to collapse the four-bracket system into three. The plan would have essentially eliminated the top bracket and brought it down one bracket. 

Evers vetoed the plan after Dems criticized it for primarily benefiting the wealthiest Wisconsinites. 

“And I’m sure it’s something that the Democrats can get behind, because it addresses all their concerns,” he

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