American Airlines worried sales tax hike could cost $500,000 | Region | The State 6-24-14

Posted: June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

American Airlines will likely oppose a November referendum to boost Mecklenburg County’s sales tax by a quarter cent, saying it could cost the airline $500,000 in added taxes on fuel and parts.That’s what some county commissioners and County Manager Dena Diorio say American Airlines’ lobbyist Tracy Montross is telling them.Montross declined comment.But American spokeswoman Michelle Mohr confirmed in a statement the airline is worried. “We are concerned about any tax increase that will affect our customers and business operations,” Mohr said.

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