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The Back-to-School Supply Tax
Posted By Bryan Riley On August 17, 2010 @ 1:00 pm In Economics | Comments Disabled
Many states offer “tax holidays” for shoppers during the back-to-school season, but families everywhere still pay extra at the checkout counter due to hidden import taxes  that increase the price of everything from sneakers to baseball caps. We have produced a graphic to help you visualize those import tax rates for some popular back-to-school items.
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 hidden import taxes: http://dataweb.usitc.gov/scripts/tariff_current.asp
 Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/special_school_supply_tariffs.jpg
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