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Vehicle tax gains approval

July 24, 2013

BLUE EARTH — Faribault County commissioners are the latest to pass the controversial “wheelage” tax, but it was not unanimous. The board met Tuesday at the Faribault County Fairground....

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blue5011

Jul-24-13 10:27 PM

Let me see, $10 from 16,000 vehicles is $160,000. How much will the state TAKE to administer the program? If money is needed, why not just raise property taxes, which DO stay local, and be done w/ it. But NO, the state says we can add a NEW tax/ fee and so we will.

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Roadbaron

Jul-25-13 4:34 AM

I hear about these little taxes, I believe the quote was "It's only $10" and I'm left wondering. Where does the gas tax that I pay at the pump get siphoned off to if I have to pay for another tax to fix a road that I ALREADY PAID, maybe I mentioned, AT THE PUMP already. And this state is actually STUPID enough to wonder why (with the exclusion of farmer of course, but they get paid for everything and pay no taxes) South Dakota advertises for MN businesses to move there. Where are the cuts, get your greasy fingers out of the fund and start managing a budget. It's always the same names in on this robbery. How about tapping an untouched resource and get your relatives to start licensing all the farm equipment they block all the roadways up with but contribute to the destruction with. How many "honey wagons" are going to get hit with this tax Faribault County board? What does manure weight p/gallon? Want to guess how many of your relatives are making sure those loads a

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