Santa Fe County plans special election on second gross receipts tax

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Santa Fe County voters will soon get the chance to decide whether to increase the county’s gross receipts tax rate.

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, commissioners decided Thursday night that the county will hold a special election on September 19.

It will ask voters if they want to add a one-sixteenth of a percent to the tax rate.

Last month, commissioners approved a different one-eighth of a percent tax hike. 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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