ADOPTING A MUNICIPAL CAPITAL OUTLAY
GROSS RECEIPTS TAX
BE IT ORDAINED by the governing body of the Village of Taos Ski Valley:
Section 1. Imposition of Tax. There is imposed on any person engaging in business in the municipality for the privilege of engaging in business in this municipality an excise tax equal to one-fourth of one percent (1/4%) of the gross receipts reported or required to be reported by the person pursuant to the New Mexico Gross Receipts and Compensating Tax Act as it now exists or as it may be amended. The tax imposed under this ordinance is pursuant to the Municipal Local Option Gross Receipts Taxes Act as it now exists or as it may be amended and shall be known as the “municipal capital outlay gross receipts tax.”
Section 2. General Provisions. This ordinance hereby adopts by reference all definitions, exemptions and deductions contained in the Gross Receipts and Compensating Tax Act as it now exists or as it may be amended.
Section 3. Specific Exemptions. No municipal capital outlay gross receipts tax shall be imposed on the gross receipts arising from:
A. Transporting persons or property for hire by railroad, motor vehicle, air transportation or any other means from one point within the municipality to another point outside the municipality;
B. A business located outside the boundaries of a municipality on land owned by that municipality for which a state gross receipts tax distribution is made pursuant to Subsection C of Section 7-1-6.4 NMSA 1978; or
C. Direct broadcast satellite services.
Section 4. Dedication. Revenue from the municipal capital outlay gross receipts tax will be used for the purpose listed below:
Upgrade and expansion of the water/wastewater infrastructure in the municipality.
Section 5. Effective Date. The effective date of the municipal capital outlay gross receipts tax shall be either July 1, whichever date occurs first after the expiration of three months from the date when the results of the election are certified to be in favor of the ordinance’s adoption and the adopted ordinance is delivered or mailed to the Taxation and Revenue Department.
ADOPTED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE VILLAGE OF TAOS SKI VALLEY this ______ day of __________________, 2004.
For: ___, Against: ___.
ATTEST: Neal King, Mayor
Vanessa Chisholm, Village Clerk
cc: County Clerk
Secretary of State