Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Sales tax increase delayed until December 1

by Amanda Curtis,

Staff Reporter

The Lewis County Herald recieved a call after press deadline on Tuesday evening, November 15 in response to our inquiry regarding the delinquent notice of the effective date of the new rate of sales tax collection.

Kelly Cortesi, Communications Director for the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue, informed us that the State of Tennessee is now suspending the sales tax increase in Lewis County until December 1, 2022.

The local sales tax percentage will increase 0.25%, from 9.5% to 9.75%. This increase, voted on during the August 2022 State/Federal Primary a...


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