Regular readers of Tax Foundation reports know that we publish estimates of the distributional impact of federal tax changes: that is, we estimate how a tax reform might affect the after-tax incomes of taxpayers at...
- State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2011 - 2013
State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2011 - 2013
Key Findings 17 states, primarily in the southeastern U.S., will hold a sales tax holiday in 2016, down from a peak of 19 states in 2010. Sales tax holidays do not promote economic growth or significantly increase consumer purchases; the...
Sales taxes in the United States are levied not only by state governments but also by city, county, tribal, and special district governments. In many cases these local sales taxes can have a profound impact on the total rate that consumers...
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