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Assembly reconsiders food tax measure

...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 percent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/assembly-reconsiders-food-tax-measur
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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 an...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 that...

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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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.1...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-03/food-tax-is-on-the-table-again
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Soldotna voters reject home rule

...city, there is the possibility of a proposition passing on 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-03/soldotna-voters-reject-home-rule
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Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballot

...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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Soldotna mulls home rule question as Feb. vote looms

...voter approval of the Kenai Peninsula Borough food-tax that allows Soldotna to collect a year-round tax on non-prepared food items. If the tax is repealed, the city would need to find another way to make $1.2 million in annual revenue, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-05
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Sprague: Home rule an important discussion for city

...the lead of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Whether or not you support a bed tax or a holiday on taxation of non-prepared food items isn't the issue at this time; what I believe IS at issue is whether or not Soldotna should be able to set its...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-05/sprague-home-rule-an-important-di
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