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ML settles Cingular tax issue


The start of the Tuesday, June 18 Medical Lake City Council meeting went right into executive session.

After 10 minutes, the City Council resumed regular session and took action to accept a settlement for $1,886.04 from Cingular Wireless regarding taxes collected from wireless customers’ bills over the course of three years after the company was bought by AT&T. Some of that money was supposed to be sent to local jurisdictions, but was never disbursed.

Many other larger cities presented Cingular with a lawsuit in order to receive those funds. For Medical Lake, the total was $4,831.50, me...

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