Business Report: The cost of an excise tax surcharge

Date: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 09:49
Author: 
Howard Dicus
Big Island county services are underfunded by millions of dollars. This was true even before the lava came. Almost two-thirds of county spending is wages, which were negotiated statewide without county input. The county council can reduce spending at any time; no tax vote required. But anyone who thinks...

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