Tennessee – Law Co. Ponders Sales Tax Increase

With International Paper’s closure in 2014 Decatur is experiencing budget shortfalls.

Decaturdaily.com by Joyce Dunigan

“The Lawrence County Commission discussed whether to prop up the general fund with a 1- or 2-cent sales tax increase during a budget work session Friday.

Commissioners considered a temporary 1-cent sales tax hike during a work session Thursday after County Administrator Donna Llewelyn announced a $506,786 shortfall in revenue to close fiscal 2015.”

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