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Most seniors support equal taxes

...and cut services. But please don't cut services for education and way of life."She presented her own plan to exempt food, fuel and electricity from sales tax for all, and to discontinue senior, non-profit and lobbyist exemptions. An...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-24/most-seniors-support-equal-taxes
Local
Empire Editorial: Juneau needs a one-and-done sales tax fix

...the elimination of the senior sales tax exemption. ? Exempt food. Like electricity and heating fuel, food is another...with a cost: It's unlikely the city can afford to exempt food and increase revenue enough to fill its budget deficit...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-26/empire-editorial-juneau-needs-one-and
Opinion
My Turn: The election's ballot proposition to ponder

...and "wants." We could increase taxes on non-necessity items. The vast majority of states with a sales tax either exempt food altogether, or have a lower tax rate on food, according to the Federation of Tax Administrators. Other states have...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-09-20/my-turn-elections-ballot-proposition-
Opinion
Rep. Beth Kerttula

...exemptions for prescriptions and maybe other medicines too. ... Finally, one thing Juneau doesn't do and should do is exempt food. So with very broad exemptions, I might consider it. I'm not going to say I'll accept it, but I might consider...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060103/sta_legkerttula.shtml
News
Tax break on food unlikely in 2009

The Juneau Assembly's Finance Committee shied away Wednesday from a proposal to exempt food from sales tax in light of a new estimate putting the annual cost at $5 million. Sarah Chambers, the exemption's strongest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011509/loc_377689493.shtml
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