Sales Tax News

Palm Beach County  |  Tax and Finance  |  February 5, 2016

The Palm Beach County Administrator is set to pitch a sales tax increase to Palm Beach County Commissioners on Tuesday, February 9th . The county staff identified $712M in needs and backs sales tax increase.

Palm Beach County’s sales tax could jump to 7 percent on purchases if county commissioners back one of the plans they’ll hear on Tuesday and it’s approved by voters this fall.

PBC Staff Identifies $712M in Needs; Backs Sales Tax Increase

Palm Beach County’s executive staff has identified more than $712 million in needs for repairs and new facilities and backs a sales tax increase to pay for them. The staff’s formal recommendation will be made when the County Commission meets on Tuesday.

PBC Schools Seek to Join County on Asking for 1-Cent Sales Tax Hike

A majority of Palm Beach County School Board members said Wednesday that they want to join with the county’s municipal governments and cultural organizations in a campaign to raise the county’s 6-cent sales tax by an extra penny.

Palm Beach County Taxpayer Action Board Opposes Possible Sales Tax Hikes

The Palm Beach County Taxpayer Action Board is urging its supporters to oppose a series of possible sales tax increases that could be on the ballot this fall.

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