North Platte Bulletin: Deb Fischer seeks to limit occupation taxes

January 5, 2012

“State Sen. Deb Fischer introduced a bill Wednesday — LB745 — to control what she says is the ever-expanding use of city occupation taxes.

‘This bill is a necessary step to provide reasonable boundaries,’ she said.

The bill will require a city to put any new occupation tax to a vote of the people. The ballot proposal would state a specific purpose for the tax revenue along with a sunset date for the tax.”

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