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Optometrists want tax exemption for glasses, contacts (access required)

Idaho optometrists want to make eyeglasses and contact lenses exempt from the state's sales tax. A lobbyist for the optometrists introduced legislation Feb. 3 that would exempt glasses this year and contact lenses next year. Each would carry a $1.6 million cost to the state in lost tax revenue. Eyeglasses and contact lenses have been taxed since ...

About Brad Iverson-Long

Brad Iverson-Long is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering banks, financial services, technology and new business.