Supermarket Tax Exemption Act, DC Law 13-166

Jurisdiction Name: Washington
State/Province: DC
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 601,723
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: act
Year: 2000
GFC Topic: community food security
Keywords: access, act, food access, food desert, food retail, grocery store, healthy food, low-income, neighborhood, priority development area, public funds, retail, supermarket, supermarket tax exemption, tax, tax exemption
Adopting Government Department(s):

Council of the District of Columbia

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: variable amount dependent on property value and other factors
Funding Sources: Washington DC, tax exemption
Policy Outcome(s):

Amended Title 47 of the District of Columbia Code; established the Supermarket Tax Exemption Act by which the District waives certain taxes and fees to supermarkets that locate in specific neighborhoods.

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