Brainerd and Baxter look at extending local option sales tax
Brainerd and Baxter city councils met in separate special meetings Monday night but their topics were the same.
Both cities approved resolutions requesting state Legislature approval to extend the current local option sales tax (LOST).
Both cities currently have a one-half percent local options sales tax. Brainerd’s began April 1, 2007, while Baxter’s went into effect on Oct. 1, 2006.
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