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Support Local Businesses in Peoria
As you are shopping for loved ones this holiday season, consider supporting Peoria business and/or non-profit this year. Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are Nov. 29, Nov. 30 and Dec. 2 this year. For every service performed in Peoria or Peoria handcrafted piece of clothing, jewelry, home décor item or more that is purchased, residents benefit. When you purchase goods in Peoria, you pay 8.1% of the purchase price in sales taxes—5.6% to the state, .7% to Maricopa County and 1.8% to the City of Peoria. Peoria’s sales tax is one of the most important sources of revenue for the city, accounting for 14% of total revenues and 26% of the general fund. Sales tax helps fund public safety, libraries, parks, recreation programs, and various human and neighborhood services. To find a list of local businesses and places to visit and support during the holidays, visit www.visitpeoriaaz.com or www.peoriachamber.com.