Tax exemption for political events repealed

The Legislature voted May 4 to repeal a tax exemption for food sold at political events.

<a href='http://news.legislature.ne.gov/dist19' target='_blank' title='Link to the website of Sen. Jim Scheer'>Sen. Jim Scheer</a>
Sen. Jim Scheer

Introduced by Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer, LB63 eliminates a sales and use tax exemption for food sold at political events held by ballot question committees, independent committees and political party committees.

The bill passed 44-0.

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