Denver tax 'demonstrates fiscal devolution need'

By Dan Peters | 23 November 2018

The introduction of a 0.25% sales tax in Denver is ‘further proof of the need for devolved political power in the UK,’ a local government finance expert has suggested.

Denver residents backed the proposal, with nearly 68% of the vote in favour of the tax, which will net an estimated $45m a year to treat mental health and addiction.

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