Tag Archives: option tax

Opinion
November 12, 2014

Removing the sales option tax creates no net increase

Dear Editor,

In response to Diane Rosenblum’s letter to the editor last week titled “Oppose the option tax” I just don’t understand why one would write such a letter without facts.

Green Mountain National Golf Course does not have $5 million…

Opinion
November 12, 2014

One percent sales tax is still needed; will help reduce other taxes

Dear Editor,

Local option taxes were authorized by the state legislature to “reduce the dislocations in those municipalities that may be caused by reforms to the method of financing public education under the Equal Educational Opportunity Act of 1997.” In other words the…

Opinion
November 12, 2014

Keep the Killington one percent option tax as is

Dear Editor,

I fully support the recent Mountain Times letters endorsing retaining the 1 percent option tax. True the original purpose was for economic development, however, times have changed and Town needs have changed. Just like Green Mountain National Golf Course, which when…

Opinion
November 12, 2014

Repeal one percent option tax for a stronger community

Dear Editor,

I believe that the Killington Resort plan to repeal the 1 percent options tax is a perfect way to galvanize this community. When one takes a moment to look at the effect this could have on our community as a whole,…

Opinion
November 12, 2014

Support modifying the local option tax

Dear Editor,

I’m 72 years “young” and strongly support modification of the Killington Option Tax as suggested by The Resort.

The suggested modification of the option tax is NOT the elimination of the option tax, only the elimination of that portion applicable…