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Jackson County Facility Sales Tax

Murphysboro CUSD 186 Board of Education along with other districts in Jackson County approved a resolution placing a question in front of their voters regarding a County Facility Sales Tax.  Please take the time to learn about this important issue.

The extimated revenue for Murphysboro CUSD 186 1.6 Million Dollars.  The Board has pledged to use half ($800,000) to abate (reduce) the levy.  This would amount to $50 savings for every $100,000.  The other half ($800,000) would be used to improve facilities creating jobs.  


Union County is the only county around Jackson that hasn't yet implemented this tax.


Local counties with school facilities sales tax         

The below video overview of the question

By Chris Grode

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