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New Beneficiaries of Tax on

Sugary and Diet Beverages

In addition to funding early childhood education, about

20 percent of the projected revenue from the tax on sugary and diet beverages would help pay for other city programs and employee benefits. 

Proposed spending from drinks-tax revenue,

fiscal 2017 through 2021

New funding 

beneficiaries in 2017

Fund balance contribution

$23.6 million

 

$81.4 million

20%

Healthy beverages

tax credit

$4.5 million

1%

 

Pre-K

education

$199.3 million

49%

6%

12%

“Rebuild” program

$48.8 million

3%

9%

Parks and Recreation

$14 million

Community schools

$38 million

New funding beneficiaries in fiscal 2017

Employee benefits

Health and Human Services

Juvenile Lifers Without Parole

Community College

Cultural institutions

Community Life Improvement Programs

Internal Services

City Commissioners – presidential election

Recreation Activities Fund

Community Development

Community Legal Services

Board of Revision of Taxes

$6,700,000

$4,375,000

$1,600,000

$1,000,000

$915,000

$700,000

$420,000

$365,000

$215,000

$210,000

$150,000

$100,000

SOURCE: Mayor’s Office

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