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Gov. Mark Dayton addresses media Tuesday after releasing his two-year budget proposal that calls for increased taxes. Forum News Service photo

Dayton offers list of services to be taxed in Minnesota


ST. PAUL — Amid jockeying by interests looking for a pass, Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday it will take a “very compelling case” to win exemptions from his plan to subject more items and services to the state sales tax.

Services that would fall under the tax are wide ranging, from wedding planning, dating services and golf lessons to lawyer bills, architectural services and tattoos, according a detailed list released late in the day by the Department of Revenue.

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