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Sales Tax Suspensions and Exemptions

2022-08-23T15:38:17-04:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/pcess609 Sales taxes are responsible for funding a sizeable portion of the majority of states' budgets. States implement sales taxes—both general and selective—on a wide variety of goods and services sold to consumers in the states. They remain a popular means to collect needed revenue for state governments, second only to transfers from [...]

Sales Tax Suspensions and Exemptions2022-08-23T15:38:17-04:00

History of Thanksgiving & Current Thanksgiving & Small Biz Saturday Legislation

2021-11-24T07:30:00-05:00

Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image source by pinwhalestock from Pixabay How Thanksgiving Came to Be In 1789, President George Washington issued a proclamation naming Thursday, November 26, 1789 as a "Day of Publick Thanksgivin", which marked the first time Thanksgiving was celebrated under the United States' new constitution. This followed the first Congress passing [...]

History of Thanksgiving & Current Thanksgiving & Small Biz Saturday Legislation2021-11-24T07:30:00-05:00

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana to Fill States’ Budget Deficits

2020-07-22T20:26:33-04:00

Digital Illustration by Alana Burman As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on states and their economies, lawmakers are contemplating how to handle decreasing state revenue and budget deficits.  DMGS previously covered budget deficits caused by COVID-19 in numerous states. Now that more time has passed and more states have passed their respective budgets, some have [...]

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana to Fill States’ Budget Deficits2020-07-22T20:26:33-04:00
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