By Becca Clark
Wrangell Sentinel 

Borough looking at sales tax changes to raise revenue - but not the rate


Assembly members expressed interest — but also caution — in what borough staff can come with to change the sales tax code to possibly raise more revenue without raising the actual tax rate.

Raising more money from sales tax would allow the borough to continue funding the schools without raising property taxes, Borough Manager Mason Villarma said.

There are options for increasing revenues other than raising the tax rate. Currently, Wrangell charges a 7% sales tax on goods and services up to $3,000 in value. There is no tax charged on purchases that exceed the $3,000 cap for goods or services pe...

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