Friday, December 1, 2017

Selma City Council Wisely Backs Away From Decision to Pursue Sales Tax Increase

The Selma City Council, which recently went on record supporting a 1% sales tax increase, has wisely rescinded its support for such an increase.  If the increase had moved forward, Selma residents would have paid an astounding 11% total combined sales tax rate on goods purchased in the city.  That would be much higher than the average rate of approximately 9% across Alabama. 

For more on the Selma Council's flip-flop, look here.