March 4, 2015

Wolf Proposes 45 Items Now Will Be Taxable Under Sales Tax

The Allentown Morning Call reported Wednesday, these items would now be taxable under the state Sales Tax if Gov. Wolf's budget plan is approved:
General Items: Candy & Gum, Personal Hygiene Products, Newspapers, Magazines, Non-Prescription Drugs, Caskets & Burial Vaults, Flags, Textbooks, Catalogs & Direct Mail Advertising;    
Services: Transportation, Motion Picture and Video Industries, Other Financial Investment Activities, Real Estate Agent and Broker Services, Legal Services, Accounting Services, Specialized Design Services, Scientific Research and Development Services, Advertising Services, Other Professional Services, Employment Services, Business Support Services, Travel Arrangement Services, Other Support Services, Waste Collection, Higher Education, Home Health Care Services, Other Ambulatory Health Care Services, Nursing and Residential Care Facilities, Social Assistance (including Child Day Care), Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions, Amusement and Recreation Industries, Recreational Vehicle Parks and Recreational Camps, Personal Care Services, Death Care Services, Drycleaning and Laundry Services, Other Personal Services; 
Other Items: Airline Catering, Commission, Horses, Construction of Memorials, Uniform Commercial Code Filing Fees, Investment Metal Bullion & Investment Coins, Cable Television.