Today marks my 15th year at the Tax Foundation. Looking back, the world was different when I started: people still had dialup internet, Bill Clinton was president, and the Tax Foundation was just seven people in a small...
- State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2011 - 2013
State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2011 - 2013
Key Findings 18 states, primarily in the southeastern U.S., will hold a sales tax holiday in 2015, down from a peak of 19 states in 2010. Sales tax holidays do not promote economic growth or significantly increase consumer purchases; the...
Key Findings Forty-five states and the District of Columbia collect statewide sales taxes. Local sales taxes are collected in thirty-eight states. The five states with the highest average combined state and local sales tax rates are...
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