TEXAS: Sales Tax Shift

Albanese, Elizabeth
November 2001
Bond Buyer;11/27/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31272, p31
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Reports that the City Council of Arlington, Texas has agreed to put a half-cent sales tax on the February 2, 2002 ballot to finance transit programs. Amount that tax would generate for a transportation system; Effect of transit tax on the city's sales tax rate; Consideration of City Council for increase in sales tax for street repairs.


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