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Clark County, Nevada Sheriff Pushing “More Cops” Sales Tax Increase

Clark County, Nevada Sheriff Pushing “More Cops” Sales Tax Increase

In Nevada, Clark County’s Sheriff Doug Gillespie is lobbying the seven County Commissioners for a .15% sales tax increase throughout the county to fund additional police officers and also avoid next year’s potential layoffs. Las Vegas’s Metropolitan Police Department is looking at a $30 million deficit, which will eventually cause a … Read More

Wausau, Wisconsin Alderman Pushes For Cities’ Right to Own Public Transit Sales Tax Across State

Wausau, Wisconsin Alderman Pushes For Cities’ Right to Own Public Transit Sales Tax Across State

Wausau Alderman Keene Winters is proposing to the Wisconsin State Legislature that the state’s cities, towns, and villages be able to levy their own sales taxes to fund public transit systems. Alderman Winters has been campaigning door-to-door for support of his proposal, but the state legislature will have to pass the law allowing the local … Read More

Property Tax Exemption for Recycling Machinery or Equipment in Connecticut

Property Tax Exemption for Recycling Machinery or Equipment in Connecticut

New Connecticut legislation allows municipalities (if adopted by local ordinance) to provide an exemption from property tax for any machinery or equipment used in connection with recycling that is installed on or after October 1, 2013. The exemption only applies to the increased value to commercial or industrial property that is attributable to such machinery … Read More