Rendell gives counties option of boosting sales tax

    By: Scott Detrow

    Governor Rendell says there are no ‘so-called’ broad-based tax increases in his 2009-2010 budget. But he does want to give Pennsylvania counties the option to boost sales taxes by one percent. WHYY’s Scott Detrow reports.

    By: Scott Detrow

    Governor Rendell says there are no ‘so-called’ broad-based tax increases in his 2009-2010 budget. But he does want to give Pennsylvania counties the option to boost sales taxes by one percent. WHYY’s Scott Detrow reports.

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