Wright County News

Posted on: October 23, 2017

Sales Tax for Transportation

Sales Tax for Transportation

On June 13, 2017 the Wright County Board of Commissioners adopted Resolution 17-30 implementing a special ½ percent County-wide sales tax to fund transportation.

Revenue generated from the sales tax is dedicated to fund transportation related projects identified in the Sales Tax Implementation Plan. Resolution 17-30 limits the collection of the sales tax to the period of October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2022 or until revenues are raised.

A Public Hearing was held at the 5-04-17 County Board Meeting. Information presented at the Public Hearing may be viewed below:

Sales Tax Presentation

Sales Tax Information Sheet

See also the following information from the Department of Revenue:

Minnesota Department of Revenue Information Sheet  on Local Sales and Use Tax

Call the Minnesota Department of Revenue Sales and Use Tax Division at 651-296-6181 or 1-800-657-3777, or email them at salesuse.tax@state.mn.us with any questions or comments.

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