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Grambling rescinds charitable gaming tax for one year

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The board of alderman for the city of Grambling made a decision on rescinding a 5 percent usage tax for charitable gaming organizations at their regular monthly meeting last week.

Mayor Edward Jones brought a resolution before the council to rescind the tax. This makes the third time the question of rescinding the 5 percent tax has been on the agenda for the board of aldermen to approve.

The tax would be suspended for one year Jones said.

“Each of the four charitable gaming organizations pays about $400 per quarter,” he said.

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