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sales taxes

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Revised forecast data from 27 states suggest tax revenues are expected to fall $34 billion short of pre-COVID-19 forecasts in fiscal year 2020 and $80...
July 1, 2020Lucy Dadayan
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
States and localities across the country are facing an unprecedented fiscal situation from the economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governors are confronting drastically falling...
June 1, 2020Lucy Dadayan
: TaxVox
States often fail at tax reform. But few efforts flop as spectacularly as Utah’s did. Utah passed sweeping tax reform legislation in December 2019. Utah...
February 7, 2020Richard C. Auxier
: TaxVox
What are the biggest trends in state tax policy? Sometimes there are easy answers to this question. In recent years nearly every state made changes...
January 28, 2020Richard C. Auxier
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
TaxVox’s Lump Of Coal Award For The Ten Worst Tax Policy Ideas of 2019 It is that time again. TaxVox somehow has whittled down its...
December 23, 2019Howard Gleckman
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Note to Congress: About that Internet sales tax thing, stand down...
September 4, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
I’ve finally finished my income tax returns for 2011. The last task—and least pleasant—is figuring my Virginia use tax . That’s the sales tax I...
April 3, 2012Roberton C. Williams
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
A bipartisan group of 10 U.S. senators would allow states to require online retailers to collect sales taxes on all purchases, as long as the...
November 17, 2011Howard Gleckman