Tax Guru-Ker$tetter Letter
Monday, August 12, 2002
Higher State Taxes & Fees
This should be no surprise, with all of the news of state governments unable to balance their budgets. Whether they call them taxes or fees, they are pulling out all of the stops in trying to think up creative ways to squeeze more money out of as many people as possible. The Beatles song, TaxMan doesn't seem as farfetched any more. Parody becomes reality.
With cigarettes rising to $7.00 per pack in the PRC, it seems like importing them from other states will become a very lucrative business.