NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It's looking more and more like residents could get a tax break at the grocery store if House Republicans get their way.
Tuesday, Republican lawmakers said "returning some money to taxpayers" is their priority for the year.
Tennessee has the highest sales tax on food in the United States and consumers said they feel the bite every time they check out.
The current tax for some items in Davidson County is over 9 percent.
"It's really put a crunch on all of us, you know (with) our taxes on gas and everything else," said Antioch resident Shirley Gleaves.
"Why pay taxes on food when you pay taxes on everything else? We're well taxed here in Tennessee," said west Nashville resident Trish Covington.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.