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June 2, 2013
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Comp-meals deal moves quickly after hearing

Legislation sanctifying a deal over taxing complimentary meals moved quickly out of the Assembly committee after a brief hearing Saturday. If the worst-case scenario for the state happens, Assembly Bill 506 would save the state $233 million that the Department of Taxation would have to pay casinos, restaurants and other establishments demanding back sales and use taxes paid in years past on comps given to patrons and employees. Taxation Director Chris Nielsen said the Tax Commission last week approved a settlement eliminating the two cases before the Nevada Supreme Court and canceling that debt. In return, the Legislature has to …

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