OMAHA, NE — State lawmakers here are debating whether to give a tax break to carwashes, kptm reported.
The March 19 story said they are considering dropping a sales and usage tax for both carwashing and waxing, which could ultimately save a single carwash hundreds of dollars per month.
Pat Shannon, owner of Big John's carwash, said in the story that at $2 a wash, he loses about 14 cents per wash to a sales tax.
"The double taxation has really hurt the industry for the last 9 years so we have a lot of catch up to do, and a lot of maintenance we've had to put off because we just could not afford to do everything that we needed to do," Shannon said in the story.
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