Ark. House hopeful has state tax lien against him

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas state House candidate says a $4,220 tax lien against him will be paid off by the end of the month.
Ashdown Republican Daniel Linnett told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette the state income taxes he owes stem from tax year 2010, when he left an Edward Jones company to run his own business and owed more taxes than expected.
The newspaper reports Linnett initially told a reporter the lien was no one else's business but later decided to comment.
Linnett is one of five lawmakers or legislative candidates with liens against them for state taxes.
State Sens. Michael Lamoureux and Joyce Elliott; state Legislative Council Co-Chairman Tommy Baker and House candidate Eddie Armstrong have liens against them.
Baker has a federal tax lien for more than $32,000 against him.
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