One point of contention in the North Carolina tax reform debate has been the fate of one particular tax expenditure—the uncapped sales tax refund for nonprofits. The refund applies to "sales of taxable tangible personal...
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D.C. Food Trucks Now Collecting 10 Percent Food Tax
Starting today, D.C.’s 10% sales tax on prepared food applies to food trucks. Previously, food truck vendors were exempt from the sales tax, and instead paid a $1,500 flat fee (now they pay the greater of the two). The D.C. Office of Revenue Analysis estimates the tax change to raise about $1.2 million annually.
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