UPDATE: Missouri Senate backs income tax cut, sales tax increase

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 | 2:31 p.m. CST; updated 1:01 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, August 27, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — Attempting to keep pace with tax-cutting Kansas, Missouri senators endorsed a plan Wednesday to shave hundreds of millions of dollars off the income tax bills of businesses and residents. But the trade-off could be higher taxes for shopping at stores and online.