Benton Harbor voters reject city income tax

6:33 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Benton Harbor voters reject city income tax

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Proposal would have required city residents and business to pay 1% income tax, non-residents would have paid 0.5%
BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor voters on Tuesday turned down a city income tax, which supporters had hailed as a solution for various financial woes but which critics had said would discourage businesses from locating in the city. The proposal lost by 124 votes.