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Offline DSJ™

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Re: What's your local sales tax?
« Reply #15 on: June 11, 2003, 08:58 AM »
In Canada we have 2 taxes.  Federal 7% and a provincial, here in Ontario its 8% for a total of 15% tax!!

Than again we don't have to pay for healthcare so....

Scott :)

Health care is great?  When was the last time you guys were in an ER?  Yeah, it's free (minus tray fees, etc) but not great.  Waiting times for MRI's down south are long at 5 days.  Up here they are short at 6 months. :o

Manitoba is 7% and 7% so we got you easterners beat by 1% ::)  'Course, when Dale rolls in he has only one at 7% so he's got us all beat.  Damn Alberta.

Yep, 7% & not a cent more.  :P  Alberta, gotta love it.  ;D   :-* :-*

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Re: What's your local sales tax?
« Reply #16 on: June 11, 2003, 09:05 AM »
Well we have a 5% sales tax and a another .5% stadium tax to support the new Packer stadium. That new tax caused a big uproar in town.
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Re: What's your local sales tax?
« Reply #17 on: June 11, 2003, 10:52 AM »
8.25% sales tax, and no state tax in Austin
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Re: What's your local sales tax?
« Reply #18 on: June 11, 2003, 03:02 PM »
I generally do my shopping in three different sales tax zones here in Southern California:  8.25% here in L.A. where I do the majority of my SW hunting, 7.75% just south of us in Orange County (Disneyland), and 7.25% just north of us up in Ventura County...

Bummer to see I'm getting hit a tad worse than a lot of folks here are (aside from our often unfortunate Canadian comrades).  Maybe we need to move...   :P

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Re: What's your local sales tax?
« Reply #19 on: June 11, 2003, 07:09 PM »
http://www.taxadmin.org/fta/rate/sales.html

this site is great for the sales tax lovers
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Re: What's your local sales tax?
« Reply #20 on: June 11, 2003, 08:16 PM »
Here in Minnesota we seem to be about middle of the pack at 6.5%.

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Re: What's your local sales tax?
« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2003, 10:33 PM »
I stand corrected, I thought all Canadians payed 14-15% total. Alberta The Great!

And Britain having a whopping 17.5%, that's just plain damn silly.  :o
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