In Montpelier, Voters To Weigh Tax Changes

On Town Meeting Day, voters in Montpelier will consider proposed tax changes designed to raise revenue. Montpelier’s City Council wants to implement a 1 percent local sales tax as well as a 1 percent local rooms, meals and alcohol tax.

Lawmakers Explore Taxing Internet Sales

The House Ways and Means committee is taking a serious look at ways to collect the state sales tax from large Internet companies.  It’s estimated that Vermont is losing between $30-40 million a year in revenue because most online purchases are tax free.