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What Qualifies, What Doesn't For Grocery Sales Tax Cut?

July 2, 2007: posted at 9:00 pm cst--Governor Mike Beebe's 50% tax cut on groceries goes into effect Tuesday, July 3rd. When it hits, the state sales tax on groceries drops from 6% to 3%. It doesn't apply to everything. Things like hot, or prepared foods are not part of the cut, neither are medicines and pet food. Booze and smokes don't qualify either. For the complete list of what is and isn't subject to the tax cut, just click on the following link:

http://www.arkansas.gov/dfa/rules/er2007_3.pdf

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