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Assembly sends food tax exemption change to voters

...This 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...
More than one right answer on tax questions

...figure out the best answer for what to do with proposed changes to the borough's seasonal sales tax exemption on non-prepared food.The ordinance being reconsidered would have asked borough voters to shorten the seasonal exemptions from nine...
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...
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...
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...
Residents from around peninsula join to prevent Soldotna home rule

...Soldotna becomes a home rule city, a 3 percent tax on non-prepared foods will continue to be levied during the winter months...the city power to collect a 3 percent food tax on non-prepared food during wintertime. A measure to rescind the tax...
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...
Food tax is on the table again

The seasonal exemption from sales taxes on non-prepared food items is on the table again.Blaine Gilman introduced the ordinance that would allow for the borough to collect taxes from Sept...
Soldotna voters reject home rule

...October's ballot that would eliminate a tax on non-prepared food items. City council member Keith Baxter, said that without the tax on non-prepared foods, the city could lose between $785,000 to $1...
Soldotna voters head to polls for special election

...Borough. Bagley said the impetus for wanting home rule stemmed from an initiative that would eliminate a tax on non-prepared foods during the winter months. "The biggest burning issue is the food tax," Bagley said. Bagley said that if there...


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