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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...
Soldotna mayor, council members run uncontested

...Superior Court, which could potentially result in Soldotna losing the ability to collect taxes year-round on non-prepared food items, Anderson said. If the annual revenue from the food tax is lost, it may potentially force the city to raise property...
Home rules do not yet apply a repeal by voter approval of the KPB 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 If the tax is repealed, the city would need to make up $1.2 million in revenue through increased property...
Voices of the Peninsula: Weigh local contribution with local benefits 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 make...
Voters reject ballot propositions

...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 Proposition one, which would have repealed the seasonal sales tax exemption on non-prepared food items, was voted down 5,740 votes to 2,524, according to Tuesday night's unofficial results.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 don't...
Voters to decide on sales tax, redistricting issues in election

...repeal of the seasonal sales tax exemption on non-prepared food items in the borough. Currently, all sales of non-prepared food items are exempt from regular borough sales tax from Sept...
Mayor, assembly members talk ballot issues

...repeal the seasonal sales tax exemption of non-prepared food items, if approved. Currently, all sales of non-prepared food items are exempt from regular borough sales tax from Sept...
Budget passes: Assembly amends mayor's proposal

...revenue from property tax and sales tax, which will decrease due to the nine-month tax suspension of all non-prepared food items, services would need to be cut to support lowering the mill rate. Because the assembly voted to maintain most...
Food tax measure may not affect cities

...consumers would no longer be charged taxes on non-prepared food items between Sept. 1 and May 31 each year. That rule...consumption. For instance, a frozen pizza is a non-prepared food item and would be exempt from taxes; a hot slice from...
Borough mayor has plans for new year

...takes effect. Come Jan. 1, the 3-percent school-designated borough sales tax will be lifted on all non-prepared food items from Sept. 1 through May 31. Despite the loss of revenue, the school district can expect the borough to continue...


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