John Hendrickson: If the legislature works to make the tax code friendlier to individuals and businesses by lowering rates, it will result in not only better incentives for economic growth, but it will be protecting the interests of the taxpayer.
John Hendrickson: The trend among many states has been to lower both individual and corporate income taxes as well as business and property taxes.
John Hendrickson: Lower tax rates, along with lower levels of spending, will encourage the economic growth Iowa needs, and ultimately provide more revenue.
John Hendrickson: Any potential debate over a soda tax should serve as a reminder to all Iowans that freedom and liberty still matter.
John Hendirckson: Iowa taxpayers should be protected by a constitutional amendment that requires tax and fee increases to pass the Legislature with a supermajority.