The tax rate in each of the following sections of the tax code are hereby increased from two and one-half percent (2.5%) to three and one-half percent (3.5%):
Section 2-405
Section 2-410
Amusements, exhibitions, and similar activities
Section 2-415
Construction contracting: construction contractors
Section 2-416
Construction contracting: speculative builders
Section 2-417
Construction contracting: owner-builders who are speculative builders
Section 2-425
Job printing
Section 2-427
Manufactured buildings
Section 2-430
Timbering and other extraction
Section 2-435
Publishing and periodicals distribution
Section 2-444
Section 2-455
Restaurants and bars
Section 2-460
Retail sales: measure of tax; burden of proof; exclusions
Section 2-470
Telecommunication services
Section 2-475
Transporting for hire
The provisions of this chapter and the increase in tax rate provided herein shall become effective from and after July 1, 2013.
Also, the increase in taxation imposed in this section shall not apply to contracts entered into prior to the effective date of this chapter. (Ord. 2013-11, 5-20-2013)