Sales Tax Suit Outlined

Sigo, Shelly
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/6/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32417, p27
Trade Publication
The article reports on the oral arguments in the case involving Jefferson County, Alabama's one-cent sales tax that secures $1.05 billion in limited obligation school warrants. The sales tax revenues spending had raised some questions regarding its distribution and as to who should decide on how it should be spent. In an argument, the county said that the tax proceeds could be used for school construction in accordance with the individual plan of various school in the county.


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