What if your next-door neighbor were able to pay zero sales taxes for 18 months ($2,000 for the average Utahn) and zero utility bills for four years – and you had to subsidize this arrangement?
As we reported two weeks ago, Spanish Fork has offered Costco a special deal like this, while its soon-to-be competitors will continue to pay full tax rates and utility bills. We interviewed Seth Perrins of Spanish Fork and Bret Gallacher of Associated Foods to understand better how this deal will affect the city and its current businesses.
You can hear what they said in the following video report:
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