$300,000 difference on items sold but not delivered in the city. Art Galleries most likely the dead weight on the economy.
The 1 percent that the city already gets as its share of the sales tax brings in $1.6 million a year, he said, noting that the $300,000 difference is because of sales orders placed and delivered outside the city that are not subject to the increase. Becklenberg described Measure U as a “district” tax applicable only to transactions within town borders.
Vehicles purchased outside the city but registered in Pacific Grove will be subject to the tax, City Attorney David Laredo said.