Sales tax committee begins individual exemption review
The sales tax ordinance review committee met last Wednesday and discussed the challenges of interpreting language in the code.
The review committee’s mission is to simplify the code and collection procedures, and to generate an equal or greater amount of revenue so the borough does not have to decrease services or increase property taxes.
Jody Tow, Borough Finance Director, brought up a section of the ordinance dealing with how to define non-profits and the exemptions they receive.
According to the ordinance, qualified nonprofits that are exempt from sales tax are “…any organization...