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Shelby County Mayor Vetoes Sales Tax Increase For New School System

Shelby County Mayor Vetoes Sales Tax Increase For New School System

The Shelby County Mayor, Mark Luttrell, has vetoed a resolution by the Shelby County Commission to raise the county sales tax by 0.5%.  The county commission can vote to override his veto.  Residents of Arlington, Bartlett, Collierville, Germantown and Lakeland (communities in Shelby county) have already have voted to raise their sales taxes. They hope to create … Read More

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Kansas Department of Revenue announces changes to 2013 property tax interest rates

Tax payers in the state of Kansas will see changes in interest applied to various underpayments or late payments of property tax next year. Starting in 2013, the interest rate applied when a county collects interest on a taxpayer’s late payment of real or personal property taxes will decrease from 7% to 6% according to … Read More

Controversy in Gilbert Arizona

Controversy in Gilbert Arizona

Gilbert’s city council is gathering for its annual planning meeting this Friday and Saturday. They will be discussing potentially controversial items, such as water fluoridation, elimination of the hotel bed tax and a new proposed sales-tax holiday. The meeting will be open to the public, and  all materials from the meeting available on the town’s website.Read More