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Local option sales tax
July 10, 2018
Council authorizes local option sales tax referendum
WORTHINGTON — The next local option sales tax will be on ballots this November. The Worthington City Council on Monday called for a referendum for the half-percent sales tax, which, if approved, would replace the current half-percent sales tax set to expire by the end of September....
July 10, 2018 - 6:50am
July 2, 2018
Column: What the Supreme Court’s online sales tax decision means for southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. answered the prayers of local brick-and-mortar businesses that have long complained that online retailers enjoy a competitive advantage by not having to charge sales tax.
July 2, 2018 - 10:54pm
June 30, 2018
FULL STORY: Council finalizes list of sales tax projects
WORTHINGTON — The final list is here. The Worthington City Council on Thursday agreed on the projects to be funded by the next local-option...
June 30, 2018 - 7:01am
June 28, 2018
Council approves projects for proposed half-cent sales tax
WORTHINGTON — The final list is here. The Worthington City Council on Thursday agreed on the projects to be funded by the next local-option half-percent sales tax, which — if passed by voters this November and approved by the Minnesota Legislature — would go into effect in 2020....
June 28, 2018 - 3:07pm
June 13, 2018
Worthington half-percent sales tax to wind down as successor takes shape
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday took its final step to repeal the city’s local option sales tax — a required action as the tax nears its state-enforced $7.3 million collection limit. The city intends to end collections on Sept. 30. By state rules, the tax...
June 13, 2018 - 6:50am
June 9, 2018
Terms worked out for Worthington’s next sales tax
WORTHINGTON — Members of the Worthington City Council on Wednesday decided the terms for its next local option sales tax, although the final list of projects is still in the works. Council members agreed upon a half-percent sales tax that lasts 15 years. Assuming an average annual...
June 9, 2018 - 7:45am
March 24, 2018
City narrows down its wish list for new sales tax projects
WORTHINGTON — As the Worthington City Council prepares to authorize a voter referendum on a new half-cent sales tax, it’s still narrowing down its list of projects on which to spend the money.
March 24, 2018 - 7:52am
Worthington planning ahead for half-cent sales tax re-authorization
WORTHINGTON — As the city prepares to impose a new local option sales tax — the current half-cent sales tax will hit its collection limit in April or May of this year — members of the Worthington City Council are working to identify projects on which to spend the potential money....
February 24, 2018 - 7:30am
June 26, 2017
Council approves sales tax; study for multi-use facility
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday authorized an extension to the local option sales tax, approved a feasibility study for a new library, accepted park bench donations and declined to put up fences at Buss Field. Local Option Sales Tax Council adopted a resolution...
June 26, 2017 - 10:06pm
May 31, 2017
Tax bill has multiple dividends for region
PAUL — The tax bill signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Mark Dayton is headlined by $650 million in tax cuts. However, it also includes language that specifically impacts the Worthington area and southwest Minnesota. Worthington half-cent sales tax A measure in the bill allows the...
May 31, 2017 - 6:10pm
April 27, 2017
Big hurdle cleared: Extension of local half-cent sales tax included in state omnibus bill
WORTHINGTON — A bill that would authorize the city of Worthington to extend the life of its local option sales tax has been included in the...
April 27, 2017 - 7:15pm
February 13, 2017
Council brings back Local Harvest; introduces new officer
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved Monday a five-month lease on the Prairie View Golf Links clubhouse for Local Harvest, a fresh produce business owned by Jill and Jake Cuperus. The Cuperuses will lease the building from mid-May through mid-October. The two farmers...
February 13, 2017 - 9:17pm
March 4, 2009
Local option sales tax sparks questions
WORTHINGTON -- The roughly 50 business owners who came to a meeting about the local option sales tax Tuesday brought plenty of questions about how and when the tax would be collected. Robert Carter, a revenue tax specialist with the Minnesota Department of Revenue, was on hand...
March 4, 2009 - 4:43pm