Tenessee Food Tax http://wkms.org en Tennessee House Approves Food Tax Reduction http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-house-approves-food-tax-reduction <p></p><p>The state House has unanimously approved Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to cut the state's sales tax on groceries.</p><p>If approved by the Senate, the state's tax on groceries would drop by a quarter percentage point to 5 percent. Lawmakers last year enacted a cut of the same amount. The state's sales tax on non-food items is 7 percent.</p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:03:55 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30193 at http://wkms.org Tennessee House Approves Food Tax Reduction Bill to reduce TN sales tax on food fails http://wkms.org/post/bill-reduce-tn-sales-tax-food-fails <p>A proposal to make lowering the Tennessee state sales tax on groceries contingent on whether there&#39;s a surplus in revenue has failed.&nbsp; The measure failed to get a majority vote in the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:35:19 +0000 Todd Hatton & the AP 17688 at http://wkms.org Haslam Proposes Bigger Food Tax Cut http://wkms.org/post/haslam-proposes-bigger-food-tax-cut <p>Tennessee Republican Governor Bill Haslam is proposing a greater reduction in the states&#39; sales tax on groceries as part of his final amendment to his annual spending plan.&nbsp; Haslam says &nbsp;he&rsquo;s included an additional $3.3 million dollars in the budget proposal to drop the state sales tax on groceries from 5.5 percent to 5.25 percent. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:31:22 +0000 Associated Press 17498 at http://wkms.org Haslam Proposes Bigger Food Tax Cut