Santa Fe commissioners approve gross tax increase

SANTA FE (KRQE) – It’ll soon cost more to shop in Santa Fe County.

Commissioners agreed to increase taxes on gross receipts. It will add almost 13 cents to every $100 purchase. T

he one-eighth percent increase which takes effect July 1 will generate about $4 million a year, but only about $3.4 million the first year because of the late start.

Bernalillo county commissioners just passed a similar increase provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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