September 24, 2019

Contra Costa Times: New sales tax proposal for transportation work gets Contra Costa supervisors’ blessing

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According to an analysis by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, low-income families spend about three quarters of their income on items that are subject to sales taxes while middle-income families spend about half and the most wealthy households just about a sixth.

Mitchoff acknowledged that combined with the Measure J half-cent tax that lasts until 2034, approval of another half-cent measure next year means county residents would pay a full cent.