Latest Sales taxes in the United States Stories

2008-11-13 21:00:16

Raising taxes on alcohol reduces the number of deaths from alcohol-related liver disease, oral or breast cancers and alcohol poisoning, U.S. researchers said.

2008-10-08 06:00:29

By Ed Vogel By ED VOGEL REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU RENO - Taxes on mining in Nevada should be increased as a way to avoid future cuts in state spending, at least five speakers told a legislator Monday night.

2008-10-07 03:00:17

By Dan Walters A sandwich shop in downtown Sacramento has been offering some foot-long "subs" for a bargain price of $5, but when a customer orders one of the hot items on the list, the counter person quickly warns the patron that the cost will be $5.39 because of sales tax.

2008-09-27 03:00:26

By Briant, Thomas Increasing taxes can reduce tobacco retail sales ON JULY 2ND, NATO LAUNCHED AN unprecedented effort to urge state lawmakers and governors to tax non-tobacco products if they intend to seek additional revenue to fund programs.

2008-09-11 06:00:27

By Ed Vogel By ED VOGEL REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU CARSON CITY - Despite listening to seven hours of testimony in a case they have heard before, members of the state Tax Commission decided Tuesday they want more information before deciding in public whether Southern California Edison receives a $70 million tax rebate.

2008-07-26 15:00:33

By John Moritz, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 26--AUSTIN -- In 2007, the first year that a $1-a-pack cigarette-tax increase was in effect, Texas was No. 1 in the nation in the volume of cigarettes sold online, according to a market study on behalf of the largest U.S. tobacco company.

2008-07-06 15:00:25

By David Falchek, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 6--Gas exploration companies are spending millions and expecting to make many millions more from natural gas trapped in the Marcellus Shale rock formation in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

2008-07-01 06:00:00

By Clay Robison, Houston Chronicle Jul. 1--AUSTIN -- Even with record-high oil prices, the state treasury isn't awash in oil money, as it was in the days when black gold was the undisputed king of the Texas economy.

2008-06-23 00:00:17

By GEORGE HOHMANN DAILY MAIL BUSINESS EDITOR The state sales tax on food is going down - again. The tax dropped from 6 percent to 5 percent on Jan. 1, 2006, declined to 4 percent last July and decreases to 3 percent on July 1.

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