Stories tagged: tab tax
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2012
Tab tax work stalls
More than half the money allotted for street paving and improvements this year from Spokane’s new vehicle tab tax may not be spent in 2012, as officials debate whether to …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2011
Small trailers not subject to new tax
State officials have incorrectly charged Spokane’s new $20 tab tax to the owners of small, utility-type trailers. The state Department of Licensing incorrectly included single-axle trailers weighing less than 2,000 …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2011, 11:41 A.M.
State incorrectly taxed small trailers in Spokane
State officials have incorrectly charged Spokane’s new $20 tab tax to the owners of small trailers. County Auditor Vicky Dalton said Wednesday that the state Department of Licensing incorrectly included …
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
Tab tax revenue drives street talk
Six months before the debut of a new tax on vehicles, city leaders are starting to debate how to spend the revenue. Spokane will begin collecting $20 tab fees on …
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011, 7:17 P.M.
Council debates use of tab tax
Six months from the introduction of a new tax on vehicles, city leaders are starting to debate how the money will be spent.
TUESDAY, FEB. 15, 2011
Council approves tab tax
The Spokane City Council on Monday approved one new tax and delayed a decision on another. The council voted 4-3 for a $20-a-year tax on vehicles registered in Spokane, capping …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 26, 2011
Tab tax returns to council agenda
A Spokane City Council vote two weeks ago rejecting a $20 annual vehicle tax appears to be only a bump in the road for supporters of the new fee. Council …
TUESDAY, JAN. 11, 2011
Council rejects car tab tax
Spokane’s car owners won’t have to pay an extra city tax to pay for street upgrades. After months of often-contentious debate, a divided Spokane City Council on Monday rejected a …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 8, 2010
City vehicle tab tax in limbo
The Spokane City Council is balking on plans to impose a new $20 tax on vehicles this year, and in a surprise move shifted money away from road plowing and …
TUESDAY, AUG. 3, 2010, 7:20 P.M.
City contemplates pink slips for 120
More than 120 city employees could face pink slips at the end of the year unless city unions agree to concessions or the City Council increases taxes, officials warned Tuesday. …
SATURDAY, FEB. 13, 2010
Mayor cites innovation in face of deficit
Spokane Mayor Mary Verner said Friday her administration has “plans in place and work under way” to deal with another deficit facing the city. “As we go about our business …
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2010, 4:07 P.M.
Verner says ‘plans in place’ to deal with 2011 deficit
Spokane Mayor Mary Verner said Friday her administration has “plans in place and work under way” to deal with another deficit facing the city.