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Dayton Must Sell Sales Tax Change To Fellow DFLers

State Rep. Ben Lien is a freshman Democrat from Moorhead, where clothing merchants enjoy an advantage over competitors in Fargo just across the river because Minnesota doesn’t have a sales tax on apparel.

01/23/2013

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Minnesota Budget’s Fine Print Shows Reach Of Plan

In the far corners of Gov. Mark Dayton’s budget are lesser-heralded changes that would alter how Minnesota residents pay for and interact with their government from cradle to grave.

01/23/2013

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Bakk Talks Sales Tax Rebate For Out-Of-State MOA Shoppers

Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan to extend the state sales tax to clothing has drawn strong opposition from the Mall of America, which attracts out-of-state visitors with the promise of tax-free purchases.

01/23/2013

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Talking Points: Clothing Sales Tax, Gun Control & More

While all eyes will be on Washington Monday for the inauguration, here at home the focus will shift to St. Paul. On Tuesday, Gov. Dayton will present his budget.

01/20/2013

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Mall Of America Officials Opposed To Sales Tax Plan

The Mall of America, Minnesota’s top tourist attraction, expressed strong opposition Wednesday to a plan to add a sales tax to clothing.

01/16/2013

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Minn. Lawmakers Start To Assess Reach Of Sales Tax

In a prelude to a bigger debate, Minnesota lawmakers have taken their opening looks at plans to apply the state sales tax to online purchases and expensive apparel.

01/16/2013

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2 Bills Propose Sales Tax On Clothing In Minnesota

A proposal to reform taxes in Minnesota could have you paying more for clothing.

01/14/2013

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‘Crashed Ice’ Brought In Extra $20M To St. Paul, Officials Report

Red Bull’s Crashed Ice contributed to an additional $20 Million spent in the capitol city this past January, according to the City’s officials.

05/22/2012

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Group Pushes For Local Sales Tax For Web Retail

A group calling itself Main Street Fairness Coalition wants the Minnesota State legislature to immediately approve a bill this session that would force internet retailers to charge their customers local or state sales taxes.

04/12/2012

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Minn. Businesses Step Up Push For Online Sales Tax

Representatives of Minnesota businesses large and small are ramping up pressure on state lawmakers to collect sales taxes on purchases made through online-only retailers.

04/12/2012

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Residents Give Mixed Reaction To Referendum Denial

There was mixed reaction Wednesday after the Ramsey County Charter Commission denied voters a referendum on a half-cent sales tax increase to pay for new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

10/12/2011

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Panel Clears Obstacle For Vikings Stadium Project

A Ramsey County panel on Tuesday decided not to call a countywide referendum next year on a proposed half-cent sales tax hike to help build a new Minnesota Vikings stadium, eliminating an obstacle that team officials said would have delayed the project and added to its cost.

10/11/2011

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Most Oppose Tax At Vikings Stadium Hearing

Most of the dozens who testified at a public hearing of the Ramsey County Charter Commission held near the suburban stadium site opposed the stadium tax proposal.

09/28/2011

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Minnesota Smokers To Pay Another Penny A Pack

Smokers in Minnesota start paying another penny a pack for cigarettes starting Monday, as an annual adjustment in the state’s cigarette tax takes effect.

08/01/2011

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