Regionally Speaking, Monday, July 13, 2020

Jul 13, 2020

Union Twp. Schools superintendent John Hunter, on the successful campaign to ask the school district voters last month to support extending a tax increase. Purdue University economist Larry DeBoer talks about a new analysis of the state's tax structure for city, town and county governments and the impact of the coronavirus recession on them. Northwest Indiana financial advisor Greg Hammer talks about Wednesday's income tax return and tax payment filing deadline.
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Today:   Purdue University economist Larry DeBoer is with us to talk about the new analysis created for the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute on Indiana's taxing structure and its impact on local, county and state governments amd how the coronavirus pandemic --and the economic recession it caused-- is affecting urban, growing and rural counties.  Northwest Indiana financial advisor Greg Hammer talks about Wednesday's income tax return and tax payment filing deadline, extended from April 15th because of COVID-19.  And Union Township Schools superintendent John Hunter is with us to tell us about the successful campaign launched in June to ask voters to extend a 2013 tax increase to cover expenses for the Porter County school district.