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Repealing the grocery tax: What do businesses say?  (access required)

For several years, some legislators and citizens have pushed Idaho to stop charging sales tax on groceries. Proponents say it’s inherently regressive, because lower-income people pay more of their income on groceries than do higher-income people, and it’s immoral to charge sales tax on something people need to survive.   But businesses — particularly businesses collecting the sales tax on groceries — aren’t in favor of the idea.   “There’s ...

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