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HB 1605 - Allowing Counties to Impose Retail Sales Tax - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (20-4) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Counties to Impose Retail Sales Tax

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes counties to impose a sales tax of up to 1 percent on the retail sale of tangible personal property.

Highlights:
-Authorizes counties to defer to the Department of Taxation to assess and collect the tax, provided that the Department of Taxation retains 5 percent of the amount assessed and collected (Sec. 2). -Authorizes counties to establish exemptions from the tax (Sec. 2). -Specifies that if a county elects to impose a sales tax it shall take effect on January 1 of the following year, provided that it is at least 180 days following the date of adoption (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-8) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Allowing Counties to Impose Retail Sales Tax

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