New Jersey – Costco Accused of Improper Sales Tax Charges

SALT Report 3866 – A New Jersey couple  filed a class-action lawsuit against Costco Wholesale and several of its stores, claiming the membership-only warehouse giant has been illegally overcharging them — and potentially hundreds of thousands of other customers — Continue reading New Jersey – Costco Accused of Improper Sales Tax Charges

California – Berkeley Tax Reduces Soda Consumption

SALT Report 3864 – Can Americans tax themselves out of their obesity crisis? A new analysis of Berkeley’s first-in-the-nation “soda tax” offers encouraging results about its power to change people’s dietary habits. Five months after the city implemented its penny-per-ounce Continue reading California – Berkeley Tax Reduces Soda Consumption