Governors group promotes simplified sales tax systems

Meisler, Daniel
February 1999
Bond Buyer;02/24/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30585, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the National Governors' Association's adoption of a policy statement that calls for the simplification of sales tax collection systems. Recommendation of principles that a simplified sales tax should follow; Proposals' aim to promote electronic commerce and a fair and equitable tax collection system; Governors' support for a bill that would give states more flexibility in using federal education grants.


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