sale tax. food

A Sales Tax on Food

Alabama is one of the few states that charge a tax on the stuff we eat.

Stateline, an online site of The Pew Charitable Trusts, focuses on Alabama in a story about the handful of states that charge the same sales tax on food as everything else: “Alabama, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma and South Dakota tax groceries at the same rate as the sales tax on all purchases, according to the Tax Foundation. Arkansas, Illinois,…