Allow the Creation of a Local Option Sales Tax by Referendum

Last updated: May 14, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Taxation
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Senator Justin Chenette, Senate 31 - York County
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 1265



UPDATE: Unanimous Ought Not to Pass.


This bill allows a municipality to impose a local option sales tax, which may be seasonal, of no more than 1% by local referendum. Certain items, such as motor vehicles and major household appliances, are excluded from the local option sales tax.