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Shoppers to enjoy two tax-free days in 2015


Petersburg shoppers will enjoy two Sales Tax Free Days this year: May 2 and October 3. The Assembly unanimously approved a resolution providing for the two days. Last year’s tax free days resulted in just over $19,000 in uncollected sales tax revenue for the Borough.

Assembly member Jeigh Stanton Gregor said the days keep money circulating locally, which he said was a benefit for the community.

“I think it makes lot of financial sense because people are spending discretionary money locally, which then gets reinvested in the community, which means I really don’t think we’re losing an...

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