On November 8, voters in Fairfax County, Virginia will be asked to approve a 4 percent add-on sales tax on prepared food and beverages. Together with the regular sales tax, which is 6 percent in Northern Virginia, the...
- Property Taxes on Owner-Occupied Housing by State, 2004 -...
Property Taxes on Owner-Occupied Housing by State, 2004 - 2009
Executive Summary Taxes and fees on wireless consumers increased to a record high 18.6% of the average U.S. customer’s monthly bill. In just two years, the average wireless tax burden has increased by 1.5 percentage points, and wireless taxes...
By Justin M. Ross, Associate Professor of Public Finance & Economics, Indiana University Key Findings Gross receipts taxes fall short of many characteristics of sound tax policy: they lack economic efficiency, treat firms differently based...
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