Today, for the first time in ten years, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to repeal the federal estate tax. The final vote on HR 1105 was 240-179, with 233 Republicans and 7 Democrats voting yea. The bill was...
- State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2011 - 2013
State and Local Sales Tax Rates, 2011 - 2013
Key Findings 45 states collect statewide sales taxes. 38 states collect local sales taxes. The five states with the highest average combined state-local sales tax rates are Tennessee (9.45 percent), Arkansas (9.26 percent), Alabama (8.91...
Key Findings With his newly released tax reform proposal, Governor Paul LePage becomes the first governor to propose substantive tax reform in 2015. The plan would result in a tax cut of $267 million per year as of FY 2019, with the plan fully...
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