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Tuesday, August 22, 2006 

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Nutrition Assistance Program beneficiaries won’t pay sales taxes

SAN JUAN (AP) – The beneficiaries of the Nutrition Assistance Program (PAN by its Spanish acronym) won’t have to pay the 1.5% city tax, Gov. Aníbal Acevedo Vilá said Monday.

''I can tell you that those thousands and thousands of families who depend on and receive PAN benefits can rest assured that we won’t jeopardize those funds. We’ll make everything we can so that municipal governments abide by what constitutes a federal mandate,” he said in a press conference.

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