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candy sales tax

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
What scares come to mind when purchasing Halloween candy: ghosts, witches, or taxes? Yes, taxes should be on the list because Halloween reminds us how...
October 30, 2023John Buhl
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Is a marshmallow tax-exempt food, or is it taxable candy? This question keeps national and state governments and their lawyers quite busy.
November 2, 2022Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Can the Senate pass a highway bill? Last night, the Senate finally voted to begin debate on its version of a transportation bill. But it is in for a tough slog thanks in part to two GOP presidential hopefuls. Ted Cruz has threatened to tie the Iran deal to the measure. The Texan wants an amendment
July 23, 2015Renu Zaretsky