- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says the original idea for eliminating the state’s alternative minimum tax that would primarily benefit those earning more than $200,000 a year won’t be done as originally discussed.

The Republican Vos said Tuesday that how to structure changes to the tax are still being discussed.

Republican Rep. Dale Kooyenga said last week he wanted to eliminate the alternative minimum tax and replace the $63 million over two years with other tax increases and changes. He did not say what all of those would be.

But one idea he floated, to increase sales taxes collected on paying for hotel rooms online, an idea that drew opposition from the travel industry.

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