Five Reasons to Vote No on Greenlight Pinellas: Highest Sales Tax in the State and More.

Citizens will start voting October 1 (absentee ballot) on the proposed financing plan for PSTA’s Greenlight Pinellas plan. Here are five reasons to vote “No” between then and November 4, Election Day.

Pinellas Will Have the Highest Sales Tax Rate in State if Voters Approve it in 2014 -for a train from St. Pete to Clearwater. NoTaxforTracks.com

Pinellas Will Have the Highest Sales Tax Rate in State if Voters Approve it in 2014 -for a train from St. Pete to Clearwater. NoTaxforTracks.com

1. Highest sales tax in the state.

  • Paying for the Greenlight Pinellas plan would require the highest sales tax in the state at 8%. This would amount to an additional $110 million per year going to the PSTA (the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority) which would be a 300% increase in their revenue.
  • This would extend a brand new tax to be paid to

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