Sunday, August 08, 2004

Ah Ha...

Ah Ha!

Here is the reason for the increase in sales tax. (Oh now I NO on the Measure).

"Alameda County shoppers will now pay MORE taxes for their purchases than residents of any other county in the state, thanks to a voter-approved sales tax increase that took effect last week.

Voters in Alameda County approved the half-percent increase from 8.25 to 8.75 percent, when Measure A, which required a two-thirds majority, passed with 71 percent of the vote in March. "

Full story is here: Increased Alameda County Sales Tax Highest in State more tack on. I'm sure this money will be going to good use.


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