Why Sequim's sales tax revenues are f...

Why Sequim's sales tax revenues are falling short

There are 2 comments on the Peninsula Daily News story from Aug 31, 2008, titled Why Sequim's sales tax revenues are falling short. In it, Peninsula Daily News reports that:

You'd think the streets would be paved with gold. Not potholed. By North Olympic Peninsula standards, Sequim has become big-box rich, with a new Wal-Mart in late 2004, The Home Depot in 2005, Costco and Petco ...

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Sequim, WA

#1 Aug 31, 2008
Sounds like there are a bunch of crooks running the town. This is outrageous. But then folks get what they vote for.

Sequim, WA

#2 Sep 1, 2008
Raise taxes on the box stores and real estate developers! Time for our elected officials to take a class in budgeting and not mismanagement.
Makes one wonder how much "handshaking" went on when the expansion started a few years ago.

Tax breaks and loopholes for the big guys, while they raise taxes on the people. Makes a lot of sense if you're profiting from it.

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