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Galloway accuses Parson administration of breaking state law

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Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday alleged Gov. Mike Parson's administration broke state law.

Department of Revenue officials allegedly adjusted tax withholding tables in January in an attempt to meet financial targets. Galloway claims the incident resulted in “over-withholding” from paychecks.

Department of Revenue Director Joel Walters resigned last month after Galloway's office presented a draft of her audit of the agency.

“Our focus has consistently been on reforming and reducing taxes for hardworking Missouri families and small businesses,” Parson said. “We’re not interested in engaging with someone that prioritizes partisan politics and scare tactics over the long-term benefits of federal and state income tax cuts.”

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