Tax & Budgets
The Status of State Efforts to Tax Services in 2023
February 20, 2023 | Ryan Maness
State legislators have expressed ongoing interest in expanding the sales tax to new services, and we’ve covered the issue before, but there was an uptick in legislative proposals early this season. With Republicans proposing sales tax base expansions as part of a push to eliminate income taxes, and other efforts to “modernize” the sales tax with a goal of diversifying revenue portfolios, politicians across the country have been exploring this issue with renewed interest. In our latest report we explore what is motivating some of these bills and the status of currently pending legislation.