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Ketchikan could see raise in sales tax cap


KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) – Residents of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough could see an increase next year in the borough’s $1,000 sales tax cap that was put in place nearly 40 years ago.

Borough Assembly member Stephen Bradford said Friday he plans to introduce an ordinance that would raise the cap to $3,000 for the city of Ketchikan and the borough, The Ketchikan Daily News reported.

“I think this is an extremely important issue that (the assembly and Ketchikan City Council) need to take a serious look at,’’ Bradford said. “I will be presenting it (to the assembly) unless I hear stro...

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