Eagle relaxes weed tax

18th April, 2016 by

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — It will soon be a bit cheaper to purchase retail marijuana in Eagle, thanks to a recent decision by the Eagle Town Board to relax the tax the community imposes on such transactions.When Eagle voters approved retail marijuana sales in town, they also approved an “up to” $5 per transaction tax on marijuana sales. That fee comes on top of the regular 8.4 percent sales tax the town charges on all retail sales and the 10 percent retail marijuana sales tax charged by the state. Because it was a flat fee, it was charged equally on $1 purchases …

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