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Uptown Minneapolis’ New 50% Surtax on Small Purchases

Dumb Tax Idea #27, or, “The (In)Convenience Store Tax” Did you know that the city of Minneapolis just slapped a 50% surtax on small purchases such as ice cream, coffee, dry cleaning, pet grooming, etc.? OK, so they’re not calling it that — but that’s effectively what it is. What I’m referring to, of course, are...
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