SEDCO to discuss steps for Type B election, vision for downtown

The Slaton Economic Development Corporation will discuss moving forward with the election of a Type B corporation when it meets at  noon today at the SEDCO offices.

Currently, SEDCO is a Type A corporation. According to the Texas Comptroller, sales tax for Type A corporations is primarily intended for manufacturing and industrial development. EDCs may use Type A revenue to fund land, buildings, equipment, facilities expenditures, targeted infrastructure for manufacturing and industrial facilities.

The Type B would be added on and will not result in increased taxes. Adding the Type B would shrink the revenue for Type A activities,

Read more in this week’s edition of The Slatonite.

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