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Your Views: T-SPLOST may be when Georgians say ‘that’s enough’

POSTED: April 11, 2012 1:00 a.m.

In the beginning, Georgia had a 3 percent sales tax with food exempted. One day, the Ultimate Power that controls the state of Georgia said, “I need more,” and soon Georgia counties were allowed a local option sales tax. The LOST was sold as a reduction in property taxes. The state kept 3 percent of the collections.


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