SNAP! – Cook County Exempts Food Stamps From Soda Tax

Cook County in Illinois, home to Chicago, has decided that its soda tax will not apply to food stamps.

Purchases made with food stamps cannot have state and local taxes tacked onto them, according to federal law. Cook County tried to bypass that law, but none of the options officials used took off. So this means that the 827,000 people in Cook County who have food stamps will not have to pay the tax. | More…

| Legal Insurrection

 

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