Does the federal government collect sales tax?

Answer The United States federal government does not collect sales tax. Most but not all U.S. states and some U.S. cities do collect sales tax. In 2009, Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) suggested the federal gov... Read More »

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Does the federal government have to pay sales tax on meals?

Meals and services purchased through proper contracting channels are always exempt from sales tax, regardless of the amount or location of the purchase. Government officials, employees, and service... Read More »

Does the federal government have to pay sales tax on meals in south carolina?

The federal government is exempt from paying sales taxes including sales taxes on meals in South Carolina and all other states. However, purchases made by federal employees who are to receive reimb... Read More »

Why does the government collect money?

The government collects money, primarily through taxes, in order to spend it on a combination of mandatory and discretionary needs. If spending exceeds revenue, the government borrows money by issu... Read More »

Does the U.S. government collect union dues from employees?

Although the U.S. government does not collect union dues, many government employees belong to unions. The unions collect the dues, not the government. The largest union for U.S. government employe... Read More »