DALLAS — Legislative efforts to phase out Louisiana's income tax were tabled Monday by chairman of a key House committee with the support of Speaker Chuck Kleckley.

Rep. Joel Robideaux opened the hearings by asking for deferral of 25 tax bills that included eight measures to repeal or phase out the state personal income tax, eight to eliminate the corporate income tax, four to lower income tax rates, and five to raise the state tax on cigarettes.

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