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Federal/State:Minnesota
Bill:MN HB 1249 - Repeal sales tax exemption on snack foods
Summary:Would repeal sales tax exemption for prepackaged snack food sold in packages or a group of packages in which each individual package contains no more than eight ounces of the following items: (i) potato chips and sticks;(ii) corn chips;(iii) pretzels;(iv) cheese puffs and curls;(v) pork rinds;(vi) extruded pretzels and chips;(vii) popped popcorn;(viii) nuts and edible seeds; or (ix) snack mixtures that contain any one or more of the foods listed;(2) licorice;(3) cookies, cakes, pies, donuts, etc.
Sponsor(s):Representative Jerry Newton (DFL)
Status:
As of 3/7/2013: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Taxes

Federal/State:Minnesota
Bill:MN SB 1205 - Repeal sales tax exemption on snack foods
Summary:Would repeal sales tax exemption for prepackaged snack food sold in packages or a group of packages in which each individual package contains no more than eight ounces of the following items: (i) potato chips and sticks;(ii) corn chips;(iii) pretzels;(iv) cheese puffs and curls;(v) pork rinds;(vi) extruded pretzels and chips;(vii) popped popcorn;(viii) nuts and edible seeds; or (ix) snack mixtures that contain any one or more of the foods listed;(2) licorice;(3) cookies, cakes, pies, donuts, etc.
Sponsor(s):Senator John A. Hoffman (DFL)
Status:
As of 3/11/2013: Introduced, first reading, referred to Committee on Taxes