What Are Local Taxes?

Answer Local taxes refer to any tax levied by a state, country or city government -- any government entity other than the federal government. The Constitution gives states the right to raise money to fund... Read More »

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How are local taxes used?

Taxation doesn't end with the state and federal governments. Local taxes are those taxes raised by cities, towns, water districts and counties. They pay for many of the things we enjoy every day.P... Read More »

Why are property taxes important for local communities?

The history of property taxes goes back to ancient Egypt and Persia. The modern property tax system is a remnant of the Middle Ages in England. In the United States, property taxes provide valuable... Read More »

Do Ohio residents need to file local taxes too?

Local taxes must be filed in Ohio. If you live in an Ohio city or village that imposes an income tax, you will file for those taxes separately. A tax preparer in that entity would have the proper f... Read More »

Are local taxes included in Walt Disney World room packages?

Unless stated otherwise, local taxes are not included in the quoted price for a Walt Disney World (WDW) room package. Local taxes are 12.5 percent for most WDW resort hotels. The tax for the All St... Read More »