highest in the U.S.
combined wireless tax rate
Comparative Tax Rate – Wireless vs. Other Goods (%)
Wireless taxes and fees are more than triple the sales tax for other goods and services.
Why so much?
|Tax / Charge||Tax %|
|State sales tax||5.50%|
|Local sales tax||1.50%|
|City business and occupation tax||6.13%|
|Universal Service Fund (Federal)||5.82%|
|TOTAL TRANSACTION TAX||24.49%|
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Source: Wireless Taxes and Fees Continue Growth Trend by Scott Mackey.