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Saint Louis County, MO August 5, 2008 Election
Proposition 5
gross receipts tax: telegraph service
City of Wellston

Simple Majority Required

Fail: 43 / 37.07% Yes votes ...... 73 / 62.93% No votes

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Results as of Aug 6 12:18pm, 0.0% of Precincts Reporting
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Shall the gross receipts tax described in Section 13-151 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Wellston, Missouri for every person engaged in the business of supplying or furnishing telegraph service in the city be increased from five (5) percent of the gross receipts to seven (7) percent of the gross receipts?



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  • If passed, this would increase gross receipts for general use and would bring the tax rate in line with surrounding municipalities. The rate has not been increased in 20 years.
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