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Sprague: Home rule an important discussion for city

...destiny.This past summer, two taxation issues, a borough-wide bed tax and a court ruling on the non-prepared food tax exemption, came to the forefront once again. As a general law city, Soldotna is required to follow the lead of the Kenai...

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On the ballot: Assembly sends grocery tax exemption repeal to voters

...have a ballot question for October," said Gary Knopp, borough assembly president. The seasonal non-prepared food tax exemption has been an issue for the borough this budget cycle. With the increasing costs of health insurance, and the looming...

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Carey looking for places to cut budget: Borough mayor says funds are needed for Homer solid waste transfer site

...his reasoning behind repealing the non-prepared food tax exemption. That's "$2.8 million in property tax which...schools by $2.8 million that the non-prepared food tax (exemption) is costing us," Carey said. On top of that...

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Candidates share answers to wide-ranging questions

...dropped the mill rate from 7 to 4½. Proposition 1 on the upcoming ballot asks the public to weigh in on the seasonal food tax exemption. A yes vote would discontinue the exemption and restore $3 million to the original estimated increase to borough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2011-09-26/candidates-share-answers-to-wide-
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Borough sales drop: Report: Second quarter numbers down 1.3 percent

...sales tax revenue, finance director Craig Chapman said. But he attributes that primarily to the non-prepared food tax exemption that went into effect this year. The tax exemption lifted the borough's tax on certain food items during the second...

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