By Bobby Bordelon
During a special session of White Sulphur Springs City Council on Tuesday, November 5, the first reading of an ordinance enacting a business and occupational tax and several resolutions approving infrastructure-related invoices were approved.
A business and occupation tax allows the city to raise funds to provide for city services and infrastructure maintenance and improvement. According to the ordinance, White Sulphur Springs previously had a business and occupation tax in place, but it was limited to public service or utility businesses. The new ordinance would expand the tax’s scope to the largest businesses in the city.
Read more in the Wednesday, November 6, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.