Pontiac City Municipal Sales Tax Question (November 2012)

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A Pontiac City Municipal Sales Tax question was on the November 6, 2012 election ballot in Livingston County, which is in Illinois, where it was defeated.

This question would have authorized the City of Pontiac to impose a 0.5% Retailers' Occupation Tax for the sake of providing property tax relief and municipal operations.[1]

Election results

Pontiac City Sales Tax Question
Defeatedd No1,88352.67%
Yes 1,692 47.33%

Election results from Livingston County Election Results Summary (timed out).

Text of measure

Language on the ballot:

Shall the City of Pontiac impose a Non-Home Rule Municipal Retailers' Occupation Tax and Non-Home Rule Municipal Service Occupation Tax (commonly referred to as a "municipal sales tax") at the rate of 0.5% for expenditure on public infrastructure, for property tax relief and for municipal operations in accordance with and subject to the provisions of Sections 8-11-1.3 and 8-11-1.4 of the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.3 and 65 ILCS 5/8-11-1.4)?



See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Livingston County Sample Ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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