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Fred Meyer delayed on grocery tax repeal

Although the ordinance allowing a sales tax to be collected in Soldotna on non-prepared food items was repealed in the Oct. 6 regular election, customers at Fred Meyer were still paying sales taxes Tuesday.Kenai Peninsula...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-20/fred-meyer-delayed-on-grocery-tax-re
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Ballot propositions require careful consideration

...repeals a borough ordinance that allows general law cities - Soldotna, Seldovia and Homer - to levy a sales tax on non-prepared food items from September through May, when groceries are exempted from borough sales tax. A no vote leaves the ordinance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-10-01/ballot-propositions-require-caref
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District 1 candidates on the issues

...round. This targets the grocery tax in the city of Soldotna, which is the only non-home rule city that taxes non-prepared food items year round, at 3 percent.Wolf said he supported the ordinance because many borough residents, his family...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-29/district-1-candidates-on-the-issues
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Grocery tax exemption heads to polls

...purchased groceries - or "non-prepared food items," in legal language...levy their own taxes on non-prepared food items until the borough assembly...nine months of the year. Non-prepared food items are exempt from tax from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-16/grocery-tax-exemption-heads-to-polls
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Assembly sends food tax exemption change to voters

...story has been updated to correct errors. The non-prepared food item tax measure approved by the assembly included...voters whether the seasonal sales tax exemption on non-prepared food items should be reduced to six months out of the year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-08
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Food tax up for re-examination

...ordinance, introduced by assembly member Blaine Gilman, would repeal the seasonal exemption from sales taxes on non-prepared food items for nine months of the year. Since it was passed, the borough has seen a reduction of more than $16 million...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-16/food-tax-up-for-re-examination
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School board stays out of grocery tax debate

...formally support the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly's ordinance that would allow for year-round taxation of non-prepared food items. The request was introduced in the form of a resolution, put before the school board during Monday's meeting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-04-0
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Assembly reconsiders food tax measure

...exemption. Currently, within the Soldotna and Kenai city limits, the borough collects a 3 percent tax on certain non-prepared food items, which it then returns to the cities, for the entire year. For three months of the year, an additional 3...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/assembly-reconsiders-food-tax-measur
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Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballot

...food. Seldovia adopted a similar resolution. According to language in the 2008 borough ordinance, "Exempting non-prepared food items for nine months each year will likely have a significant impact on the cities' revenues." Price said volunteers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/grocery-tax-relief-measure-makes-201
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Soldotna set to vote on home rule

...voter approval of the Kenai Peninsula Borough food-tax that allows Soldotna to collect a year-round tax on non-prepared food items. Anderson said that was not the case. Another reason for the consideration is that the council has been unable...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-13-0
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