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Thursday, October 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Car tab fees would be used to pay for paving of dirt road to small, historic neighborhood near Kendall Yards

City officials and neighbors say paving a 900-foot stretch of dirt road is necessary due to the threat of uncontrollable fires and stormwater runoff. But a citizens board tasked with …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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. …