ATLANTA -- A widely watched Georgia legislative study group may soon recommend sweeping reforms of the state's tax system, according to the group's co-chairman.

State Sen. Terrell Starr said the Joint Commission on Revenue Structure may, within the next two weeks, endorse broadening and raising the sales taxes while lowering property taxes and eliminating personal income taxes imposed on some low-income households.

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