All posts tagged "sales tax"

  • THE BUZZ 5: Penny For Your Thoughts

    Making sense of the 1 percent sales tax failure. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week Teton County voters shot down the 1 percent general sales tax ballot measure in a 6,800 to 5,435 vote. Money generated from...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • THE BUZZ: Power of the Penny

    Electeds devise a sales tax structure they hope will pay for slide while also funding housing and transportation. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Town and county leaders have placed their bets—the ante: two pennies worth of taxes—and they...

    • Posted May 24, 2016
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  • GUEST OPINION: Tax Fear Fallacy

    If citizens contribute a little more to the pot, community needs will be met across the board. “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Ben Franklin What level of...

    • Posted December 15, 2015
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  • GUEST OPINION: Finding Our Midas’ Touch

    Funding for housing means creating gold from unexpected sources.  Jackson, WY – In my last piece I talked about funding sources for housing from the 35,000-foot perspective. It’s pretty clear that the resources are available and that...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • THE BUZZ: Penny for Their Thoughts

    Tax hike for housing, transportation hinges on the ‘hows?’ Jackson, WY – One of two agenda items at Monday’s joint information meeting between the town and county was a discussion on the public’s possible appetite for an...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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