FAQs: Voluntary Taxes
What is a voluntary tax, do I have to pay? A voluntary tax is just that, voluntary; you do not have to pay it.
Watch this brief video to learn more about voluntary taxes:
Saline County has three (3) voluntary taxes. A sample tax statement is attached and you will see just below the Total Mandatory, there are three voluntary taxes. 1) County Animal Care & Control, 2) The Saline County Sheriff's Law Enforcement Protection Services, 3) the Weather Warning System.
The only amount you must pay is the Total Mandatory. The three voluntary taxes are REAL NEEDS in Saline County. Attached you can view the ordinances that were passed to allow these voluntary taxes to be collected.
26-25-106 and 26-73-103 authorize the imposition and levying of voluntary taxes for the benefit of residents; and the Arkansas Attorney General in Opinion No. 94-003 has opined that a county quorum court can establish a voluntary tax by ordinance.
Saline County Tax Statement Sample.pdf
Voluntary Animal Care & Control.pdf
Voluntary SCSO Detention Operations.pdf