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County Commission disseminates Treatment Sales Tax Funds

– “Thurston County Commissioners Award Treatment Sales Tax Funds”
“Thurston County residents with mental health or substance use issues will benefit from grants awarded by the Thurston County Commissioners. [May 16, 2018], the Commissioners approved $331,560 in Treatment Sales Tax (TST) funds for five community organizations located in Thurston County.”

“To qualify for TST funds, organizations must use evidence-based or promising practices that have consistently demonstrated their effectiveness in helping people with substance abuse or mental health challenges achieve their goals.”

“Washington State law allows counties to collect a 1/10 of 1% sales tax to fund enhanced and expanded substance use and mental health treatment services, and for therapeutic courts. Thurston County has collected this tax since 2009,” submitted to ThurstonTalk by Thurston County Board of Commissioners
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Posted by Steve on May 18, 2018 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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