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Yup, that's right, today starts the new 1% local option sales tax (or LOST as I call it) here in Vermont's Queen City.
Surprising that there's hardly any mention of this online, aside from the articles about it being voted on & discussed at City council meetings.
As my husband Jeremy says, "What a way to celebrate the Independence day, but with a new tax"
Thanks to Nancy Remsen at Free Press for publishing an article about the issue, as well as the cigarette tax increase, and the number of laws the Vermont Legislature has enacted during this past session - 139
7/3/6 Addendum: Now more coverage on LOST:
Local Tax Takes Effect In Burlington - WCAX 7/2/6
- Burlington's one-percent sales tax took effect on Saturday - Free Press 7/2/6