Delaware State Police won’t pay city age tax while patroling Wilmington

    Wilmington Mayor James Baker has confirmed Delaware State Police won’t be subjected to the city wage tax while they’re on patrol in Wilmington.

    An amendment passed by City Council in 1997 exempts those “who are on limited, official public safety assignments in Wilmington” from paying city taxes, as WHYY’s John Mussoni reports.

    Councilman Kevin Kelly, Sr. was the one who questioned whether taxes would be collected from state officers assisting in Wilmington.

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