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Sales tax committee takes no action regarding senior exemptions


Kyle Clayton / Petersburg Pilot

Community members gave comments to the sales tax ordinance review committee.

The sales tax ordinance review committee didn't come to a consensus on any changes to the senior exemption and will meet twice more before making final recommendations to the borough assembly.

The committee is charged with reviewing the sales tax code and to make any changes so the borough can generate an equal or greater amount of revenue so it doesn't have to decrease services or raise property taxes.

More than ten people attended the meeting and several spoke against eliminating the exemption.

Jackie Morrison spoke during the public comment period and asked the committee if making the sa...

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