Raising Arkansas' grocery sales tax put on the table

Panel adds it to options list for study, talks later in year

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Senate President Pro Tempore Jonathan Dismang asks questions at Wednesday’s tax task force meeting held on the state Capitol grounds.

A panel of lawmakers decided Wednesday to take a closer look at the possibility of raising the state's sales tax on groceries and creating an income tax credit for low- and moderate-income people to offset the increase.

J.D. Harper, executive director of the Arkansas Manufactured Housing Association, answers a question Wednesday from a panel of legislators during a me...

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