Maryland retailers protest proposed hike in sales tax

August 2007
Furniture/Today;8/27/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 50, p41
Trade Publication
The article reports that furniture retailers are protesting the proposed hike in sales tax in Baltimore, Maryland. About 25 retailers are campaigning against the sales tax increase from 5% to 6%. The state imposed the sales tax hike to budget deficit. The retailer group showed their opposition by running a full-page advertisement in the "Baltimore Examiner" and stated that they will lose customers who may opt to go to out-of-state stores that charge lower or no sales tax.


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