Food price hikes
Minnesota consumers can expect another hike in food prices if Gov. Dayton’s sales tax plan becomes law. The plan imposes new sales taxes of about $2 billion in the next state budget. Minnesota has had a long-standing policy of not applying sales tax to agriculture related inputs.
Gov. Dayton, and the DFL majority in St. Paul, may change that policy by adding sales tax to most agriculture related services used to produce food.
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