We receive roughly 30% of ESPLOST funds from visitors who shop, stay, and spend money in Troup County.
ESPLOST is not a property tax. There are no additional taxes added to property of Troup County residents because of the ESPLOST.
Using ESPLOST dollars for salaries is against the law. It can be used for construction, to purchase technology and equipment or capital outlay projects.
Keeping students technologically-savvy requires updated equipment and a larger bandwidth. ESPLOST helps TCSS purchase up-to-date Chromebooks and computers.
ESPLOST is important because it provides a funding method for capital outlay projects which includes construction and purchasing new buses and technology equipment