Amendment Would Dedicate Gear Sales Tax to Conservation - Backpacker

Amendment Would Dedicate Gear Sales Tax to Conservation

The proposal would set aside $40 million per year for acquiring and maintaining public lands in Georgia.
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A portion of the sales tax on outdoor gear like tents would go to conservation under a new measure.

A portion of the sales tax on outdoor gear like tents would go to conservation under a new measure.

A recent measure introduced to state lawmakers would constitutionally set aside a portion of sales tax from outdoor gear for conservation and public land maintenance in Georgia--an estimated $40 million per year. If approved by the legislature, the measure will go to voters in November. 

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