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District 3, Raymond Tauriainen: Approach taxes by looking for savings

...property owners. 4. How do you feel about the prepared food sales tax exemption? I am in favor of the seasonal non prepared food sales tax exemption. 5. What's the value of local government? Primarily, to provide necessary community services...

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Political
Voices of the Peninsula: Weigh local contribution with local benefits

...sales tax increase was then offset by a winter sales tax holiday established in 2009 that prohibits sales tax on non-prepared food items from September through May. All of these changes to local taxation have profound effects on the ability to...

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Opinion
Sales tax break should be applied on non-prepared foods

Be sure to check your grocery receipts. Non-prepared foods are exempt from Kenai Peninsula Borough sales tax between Sept. 1 and May 31. Some customers say they recently found retailers...

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Carey: We've got to get moving; Borough mayor emphasizes resource development

...30.2 million for property taxes and $28.2 for sales -- at a 4.50 mill rate and 3 percent sales tax, with non-prepared foods exempt between Sept. 1 and May 31. For fiscal year 2011 the borough collected $30.3 million in property tax...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010511/new_765771747.shtml
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Carey looking for places to cut budget: Borough mayor says funds are needed for Homer solid waste transfer site

...including the rescinding of the Non-Prepared Food Sales Tax Holiday." Carey...assembly to consider repealing the non-prepared food tax's nine-month exemption...reasoning behind repealing the non-prepared food tax exemption. That's...

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

...originally entertained an ordinance to repeal the non-prepared food sales tax seasonal exemption altogether, but members...Knopp, borough assembly president. The seasonal non-prepared food tax exemption has been an issue for the borough this...

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News
Propositions require careful voter consideration

...ask voters whether or not they would like to repeal the seasonal sales tax exemption for non-prepared foods. Currently, all sales on non-prepared foods are exempt from borough sales tax from Sept. 1 through May 31 every year. Although this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2011-09-23/propositions-require-careful-vote
Opinion
Voters reject ballot propositions

...don't need more," Witalec said. Proposition one, which would have repealed the seasonal sales tax exemption on non-prepared food items, was voted down 5,740 votes to 2,524, according to Tuesday night's unofficial results. Those results...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-10-04/voters-reject-ballot-propositions
News
Mayor tweaks budget pitch: KPC to be funded; bonds on the table for Homer facility

...the topic of the nine month, non-prepared food sales tax exemption be placed...no one knew how much money non-prepared food would take out of sales tax...The extra nine months of the non-prepared food sales tax generates some...

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News
Tax increase voted down: Assembly doesn't buy pitch on sales tax change

...least until after the October election, when the voters will decide on a ballot measure to repeal the seasonal non-prepared food sales tax exemption. That measure was proposed as a way to fund schools with the additional sales tax revenue and...

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