Decision delayed on proposed payroll tax hike

June 20, 2017
Vanceburg Mayor Matt Ginn gestures during a special session of Vanceburg City Council on Monday. Council members delayed passing a proposed budget that includes a payroll tax increase. - Dennis Brown Photo

Vanceburg Mayor Matt Ginn gestures during a special session of Vanceburg City Council on Monday. Council members delayed passing a proposed budget that includes a payroll tax increase. – Dennis Brown Photo

Vanceburg City Council postponed a decision on a proposal by Mayor Matt Ginn to increase payroll taxes for those who earn their living, or at least a portion of it, inside the city limits.

Council convened in a special session Monday evening to have the second reading of the proposed budget ordinance that includes projected revenues based on a 50 percent increase in payroll taxes.

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