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Do All Small Business Owners Need to Pay Sales Taxes?

Melinda Emerson | Posted 06.30.2015 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

There are only a handful of states that do not require taxes from businesses -- Oregon, Alaska, New Hampshire, Delaware, Hawaii and Montana, for the rest of us, sales taxes are something worth paying close attention to.

6 Illinois Counties With Some of the Highest Sales Tax

Reboot Illinois | Posted 01.24.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

On top of the regular cost of buying everyday things, most Illinoisans also have to pay three different sales taxes on top of the price of goods. That's right, three.

Who Should Decide? States' Rights, Local Authority and the Future of the Internet

David Morris | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
David Morris

Republicans and private telecoms maintain that cities lack the capacity to build and manage broadband networks. They're empirically wrong. Of the 160 municipally owned broadband networks, the successes vastly outnumber the failures.

Ben Hallman

This Map Basically Demolishes GOP's Tax Stance | Ben Hallman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business

As everyone knows, Southern politicians despise taxes more than just about anything -- except perhaps cornbread with sugar, or iced tea without. T...

Black Friday List

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 01.29.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Just in time for Black Friday, we compile the sales tax rates of Illinois' biggest cities. Check out the list here!...

Grover Norquist is Right to Oppose Internet Sales Taxes

Mary Manning Cleveland | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business
Mary Manning Cleveland

As most of us know, sales taxes are "regressive." That is, when sales taxes are "passed on," they fall harder on poorer customers than on richer ones.

John Celock

Voters Consider New Use For Oil Money | John Celock | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

Voters in North Dakota will decide Tuesday whether to continue using property taxes to fund local governments or to instead use oil funds to bolster m...

How Amazon's Unfair Practices Are Worsening State Budget Crises

Nathan Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Nathan Newman

With such great service and wide popularity with its customers, why does Amazon feel it can only compete with an unfair tax advantage?

Sales Tax Hike Approved By State Senate For NYC

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The sales tax in New York City will be raised to 8.875 percent, making it one of the highest in the nation. Sponsored Topics: New York City - Sales ...