Letter to the editor: The many COVID-19 impacts
Last updated 4/8/2020 at 11:42am
Much has been written about the financial impacts of the Covid-19 virus on our citizens and businesses but not much about the impact it is having on revenue that cities, counties , states and other organizations depend upon to pay for the services they provide.
Mukilteo receives a large amount of revenue from property tax, sales tax, utility tax, parking fees, the hotel/motel tax, Rosehill’s rental of rooms, business licenses, and other taxes and fees.
With most businesses closed, those that collect sales tax from their customers are now collecting no sales tax – restaurants, bars, reta...