Posts Tagged ‘restaurant tax’

City to vote on proposed 2 percent hike in restaurant tax

by Associated Press Published: July 9,2013

Tags: City of Brandon, restaurant tax, tax, tourism, tourist

BRANDON — Residents are heading to the polls in Brandon to vote on a 2 percent restaurant tax that would raise the 7 percent sales tax to 9 percent on prepared food and beverages. If approved, the gross proceeds from the tax will go toward developing tourism and recreation in the city. The Clarion-Ledger reports […] [...]

City votes to seek restaurant tax approval

by Associated Press Published: March 17,2010

Tags: Legislature, municipal government, restaurant tax

D’IBERVILLE — The D’Iberville council has voted unanimously to ask for a referendum on a 2 percent food and beverage tax for the city. The referendum would have to be approved by the state Legislature and the tax would then have to be approved by at least 60 percent of city voters. City Manager Michael […] [...]

City wants to impose restaurant tax

by Associated Press Published: March 10,2010

Tags: community development, hospitality, municipal government, restaurant tax, restaurants

D’IBERVILLE — A 2 percent tax could be added to the checks at D’Iberville restaurants. The council will vote today to ask the Legislature for permission to charge a tax at city restaurants and bars. City Manager Michael Janus tells The Sun Herald that the new tax is similar to one Ocean Springs adopted. The […] [...]

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