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The Worst Time To Shop

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Sales tax holidays, of course.
Crowded stores. Few bargains. Long lines at the register. Complicated rules about what qualifies.
Consumers look at sales tax holidays as times to find tax free bargains but since stores seem to shut down other price reduction sales during these 'holidays' they are really just a way of letting stores keep a bit more of their register sales. This is inevitable since all consumption taxes--including the sales tax--are really haphazard income taxes leveled against retailers and manufacturers.

Sales Tax Holidays
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