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Approval Of Main Street B&O Tax 10/30/2013

The Chelan City Council voted to approve the Main Street B&O tax contribution proposal at their meeting last week- that will keep about 80 thousand dollars of tax money local.

In 2005, Washington State legislation created the "Main Street Tax Credit Incentive Program."  Through the program, businesses are eligible to take a B&O tax credit for contributions given to eligible downtown revitalization organizations, including Historic Downtown Chelan Association.

City Of Chelan Administrator, Paul Schmidt, explains more about this program…

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Chelan Mayor, Bob Goedde, says it’s been a long process to get to this point...

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Schmidt says the city has a great opportunity to keep their money in the community…

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For more information on the B&O tax contribution, visit the Historic Downtown Chelan Association website at