April 1st saw hushed sales tax increases

April 1st saw hushed sales tax increases

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Watching U

Herndon, VA

#1 May 18, 2008
The worth of your dollar quietly fell again after April 1st as many local communities increased their sales tax rates making DuPage shopping more attractive. Just wait until that 1% Crook County hike goes into effect! Here are a few...

9.50% sales tax. Your dollar is only worth 89.5 cents on general merchandise and fast food in these communities:

-Bellwood (Higher than Chicago!)
-Stone Park (Higher than Chicago!)

9.25% sales tax. Your dollar is only worth 89.75 cents on general merchandise and fast food in these communities:

-Bensenville
-Countryside
-Chicago
-Rosemont

9.00% sales tax. Your dollar is only worth 90 cents on general merchandise and fast food in these communities:

-Broadview
-Brookfield
-Des Plaines
-Elk Grove Village (Cook)
-Elmwood Park
-Hillside
-Melrose Park
-North Riverside
-Northlake (Cook)
-Oak Park
-Palatine
-Park Ridge
-River Grove
-Schaumburg
Farkus

Panama

#2 May 20, 2008
More people should read this and shop elsewhere.
IDK

Canton, MI

#3 May 22, 2008
Farkus wrote:
More people should read this and shop elsewhere.
If we don't start shrinking gov't soon, we'll be taxed into oblivion....
Anti-Socialist

Plymouth, MN

#4 Jun 18, 2008
Every mayor wants to be like King Richard, the socialist fat a$$.
Bellwood Resident

Arlington, TX

#5 Jul 2, 2008
Update...

With the 1% hike in the Crook County sale tax, Bellwood and Stone Park now have the highest sales tax in Illinoi$. 10.5%!!
FarkThis

Arlington, TX

#6 Jul 2, 2008
Update...

With the 1% hike in the Crook County sale tax, Bellwood and Stone Park now have the highest sales tax in Illinoi$. 10.5%!!

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