Two Tennessee Democrats File Bills Lowering the State Sales Tax and Exempting Fruits and Vegetables from Retail Tax

A Nashville State Representative and a Nashville State Senator have filed two bills which would lower Tennessee’s sales tax rate and outright exempt fresh, frozen, or canned fruits and vegetables from a sales tax.

Representative John Ray Clemmons (D-Nashville-HD55) filed HB1743 and HB1745 on January 13, 2022. State Senator Heidi Campbell (D-Nashville-SD20) signed on officially on January 25, 2022, sponsoring companion bills SB1898 and SB1899.

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