A Republican proposal to cut sales tax imposed on groceries by some cities passed its final hurdle in the Arizona Legislature, but it may meet a veto stamp on the ninth floor.
Taxpayers across the nation have felt the draining effects more taxes have on their wallet and their community. Another tax is not the responsible nor reliable method to fund Arizona’s education system.
The nation’s sixth-largest city is ready to begin phasing out an “emergency” sales tax on food that was added in 2010 to address a massive budget deficit.
The 2 percent Phoenix food tax is staying after the City Council voted to keep the tax in place.