Montana Mulls Wal-Mart Tax

Montana, which has no sales tax, wants Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco to pay a tax to offset the state's welfare costs related to the big-boxes' poor labor practices.
February 17, 2005, 12pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan
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"The proposed levy -- in a sparsely populated state with no sales tax -- would apply to stores whose part-time employees make up more than a quarter of the workforce and whose full-time workers earn annual compensation of less than $22,000...Foes of the legislation say it discriminates against high-volume merchants."

Thanks to Jeffrey Goodman

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Published on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 in CNN
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