California- Letter: No to Oxnard sales tax increase

The city of Oxnard is prepared to place a 1.5 cent sales tax increase on the November ballot. The city claims this is necessary since the coronavirus pandemic has severely hampered city revenues. In recent negotiations with the city’s unions, the Continue reading California- Letter: No to Oxnard sales tax increase

California- Redlands City Council Puts 1-Cent Sales Tax Hike on November 2020 Ballot

The Redlands City Council voted unanimously to place a measure calling for a 1-cent sales tax increase on the November 2020 ballot during its meeting on Tuesday, June 16. City Manager Charles Duggan said the increase would help reduce cuts Continue reading California- Redlands City Council Puts 1-Cent Sales Tax Hike on November 2020 Ballot

Texas- County Merchants Reporting Sales Tax Increases

Aside from the city of Rockwall, merchants across the county continued to report strong gains in sales tax rebate revenue during April and for the fiscal year so far, according to a report issued Wednesday by the Texas Comptroller’s Office. Continue reading Texas- County Merchants Reporting Sales Tax Increases

California- Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

Auburn City Council members put off a vote to officially add a 1-cent sales tax increase on the November ballot Monday night, directing staff to provide more specifics. The current sales tax in Auburn is 7.25 percent, with 6 percent Continue reading California- Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

California – Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

Auburn City Council members put off a vote to officially add a 1-cent sales tax increase on the November ballot Monday night, directing staff to provide more specifics. The current sales tax in Auburn is 7.25 percent, with 6 percent Continue reading California – Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

California- Victorville Voters to See Sales Tax Increase Measure on November Ballot

City residents will decide in November whether to allow a one-cent sales tax increase which city officials say will be used to improve public safety and may go toward other uses as well. The City Council approved the proposed ballot Continue reading California- Victorville Voters to See Sales Tax Increase Measure on November Ballot

Missouri- Kansas City Voters Pass Sales-Tax Increase for KCFD

Kansas City, Missouri, voters approved a sales-tax increase to benefit the city’s fire department by a margin of roughly 2,000 votes. Voters approved a 1/2-cent sales tax, which replaces an existing 1/4-cent sales tax, that will boost KCFD’s budget by Continue reading Missouri- Kansas City Voters Pass Sales-Tax Increase for KCFD

Ohio- Loveland Council May ID Sales Tax Hike Option for November Ballot on Tuesday

Loveland’s City Council will have the opportunity on Tuesday to hammer out the details of a sales tax hike that may appear on the ballot this November. While a hike has been discussed previously — in a council budget subcommittee Continue reading Ohio- Loveland Council May ID Sales Tax Hike Option for November Ballot on Tuesday

Florida- Equitable Sales-Tax Increase May Be Key to Economic Recovery

It’s no secret that due to the pandemic, Florida is suffering an unprecedented economic downturn, with state budget cuts looming ahead. Yet even in these dark times, it’s important to remember that every adversity carries with it the seed of Continue reading Florida- Equitable Sales-Tax Increase May Be Key to Economic Recovery

Tennessee – Wilson County Sales Tax Increase Approved To Fund Teacher Raises

Wilson County voters approved a sales tax increase tied to public schoolteacher raises that was on the ballot Tuesday. The vote was just over 58% for the increase to just under 42% against. The total count was 12,560 for the increase Continue reading Tennessee – Wilson County Sales Tax Increase Approved To Fund Teacher Raises