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local option

a right of choice exercised by a minor political division, as a county, especially as to allowing the sale of liquor.
Origin of local option
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for local option
  • local option exceptions to uniform entry qualification.
  • There is still no local option tax on a use tax transaction.
  • There could be local option tax on a retailer's use tax return if sales tax transactions are reported on that return.
  • State sales tax and local option taxes must be paid unless some other general sales tax exemption applies.
British Dictionary definitions for local option

local option

(esp in Scotland, New Zealand, and the US) the privilege of a municipality, county, etc, to determine by referendum whether a particular activity, esp the sale of liquor, shall be permitted there
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