Refine Search

Soldotna voters keep an eye on government power

...We feel like it would give us more control over our destiny. We've been following the bed tax issue and the non prepared food tax issue in winter time." - September 16, 2014, Homer Tribune Under Home Rule, Soldotna could impose bed tax...
Sprague: Home rule an important discussion for city

...its own 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...
Carey looking for places to cut budget: Borough mayor says funds are needed for Homer solid waste transfer site consider repealing the non-prepared food tax's nine-month exemption...reasoning behind repealing the non-prepared food tax exemption. That's...2.8 million that the non-prepared food tax (exemption) is costing...
On the ballot: Assembly sends grocery tax exemption repeal to voters

...Looks like we 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...
Candidates share answers to wide-ranging questions

...should be used exclusively for funding schools and education. I will honor the voter mandate with regard to the non-prepared food tax. For property tax, I will introduce an ordinance to establish a tax cap (tax increase limitation) and clearly...
Borough sales drop: Report: Second quarter numbers down 1.3 percent

...lost in borough 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...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback