NJ Sales tax covering more items
(New York-WABC, September 28, 2006) (WABC) -- Get ready New Jersey, as of Sunday the state's increased sales tax is expanding to more items, including downloads and tattoos.
As part of a sales tax increase, from 6 percent to 7 percent, which was approved in July, the state's tax will be extended to various items.
New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine proposed the increase to help close a projected $4.5 billion budget deficit, but the increase was opposed by many state Democrats in the state legislature. That dispute led to a shutdown of the state's government, which was later resolved.
The state's 7 percent sales tax will be expanded, including the following items:
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