New interest at Capitol in eliminating sales tax on food
Aug 31, 2017, 9:27 AM
SALT LAKE CITY — There was a surprising amount of interest Wednesday in eliminating sales taxes entirely from food purchases among members of the Legislature’s Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee.
“People have to eat. So I have a real concern about being cavalier about this,” Sen. Deidre Henderson, R-Spanish Fork, said. “I think we need to really, in this instance especially, understand the human cost, particularly to our families.”