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‘How long’ is big question for city sales tax hit from pandemic response

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 14, 2020 6:54 AM CT | Published: April 14, 2020 4:00 AM CT

Mayor Jim Strickland takes his budget proposal to the Memphis City Council in one week for the new fiscal year that starts July 1. And the unknown factor is how much sales tax revenue the city will lose in the shutdown of many businesses as nonessential during the pandemic.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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