#ShopLocal-Tell Me Why?
You have heard me say #ShopLocal for years now, but why is it so important? Today I would like to consider how a city government funds its services for the community. Simply put there is a "bank account" where several tax revenue streams are "deposited." Sales tax is part of that revenue mix and consists of two portions: 7% that goes to the State of Tennessee and the rest is returned to the city where the purchase was made. Therefore, when you go grocery shopping at Mike's Va