Other states also are moving to tax web-based businesses, which is strongly opposed by Amazon.
Software error leads Ohio to notify 9,700 residents told they'd be getting big refunds. The problem has been fixed.
Some states, such as Colorado, don't require much farming to get a tax-saving agricultural exemption.
Many states provide tax incentives for making movies there. But some are cutting the subsidies, saying the benefits are not worth the cost.
New Yorker combats rising 'sin taxes' by growing tobacco in her Brooklyn yard.
Nebraska tops the list, with total taxes of 23.69%. Oregon has the lowest rate, 1.81%.
If you add in local levies, the highest sales taxes are on Indian reservations. Arizona is home to 9 of the 25 localities with the highest sales tax rates.
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