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...
- Weekly Map: Itemized Deductions by State
Weekly Map: Itemized Deductions by State
Today's Weekly Map looks at itemized deductions by state. There's a lot of talk in Washington these days about the possibility of imposing a cap on itemized deductions as a method of raising revenue without raising tax rates. (Mitt Romney proposed a similar idea during the debates last month and the idea is now viewed as a possible compromise method of tax increases.) Which states would be affected the most? Maryland taxpayers claim the most itemized deductions, and North Dakotans the least.
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