Minnesota gov candidate Bakk calls for tax on clothing
Published 03/04/2010, Associated Press
State Sen. Tom Bakk proposed extending the 6.875 percent state sales tax to clothing in July, raising more than $250 million the first year and about $300 million a year afterward. Clothing and shoes are now exempt from the sales tax as basic necessities, along with food, prescriptions and diapers.Word count: 399
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