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2014-05-01 12:27:20

Struggling Cities Have Higher Rates But Lower Values CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's 50 State Property Tax Comparison Study, produced in partnership with the Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence, is now available at the Significant Features of the Property Tax subcenter of the Lincoln Institute website. Based on 2013 data, the study analyzes effective property tax rates in each state's largest city, the District of Columbia,...

2014-04-09 16:26:50

CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The internet has transformed the consumer products space over the past 10 years and accelerated the trend toward remote purchasing. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, e-commerce sales accounted for 5.8 percent of total 2013 sales, which represents a 16.9 percent increase over 2012. Businesses are adapting and the once very expensive brick-and-mortar retail storefronts are becoming a necessity of the past. (Photo:...

2013-07-25 23:21:56

Internet sales tax is a hot topic these days, but unfortunately, sales tax changes and product taxability challenges are not new to most businesses, especially those in industries with particularly complex or rapidly changing sales tax regulations. Business sales tax information website SalesTaxSupport.com has launched a new “Sales Tax Changes and Challenges” blog gateway to provide businesses with industry-specific tax information as well as the ability to connect directly with sales...


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