Sales Tax on Lobbying Expenditures

Not that this would ever happen. But one way to reduce undue influence on politicians while raising some revenues is to collect sales tax on money spent by lobbyists. An extra added tax above and beyond whatever point-of-purchase sales tax is levied by a state or local government. Want to buy a congressman or congresswoman? At least share a bit with the rest of us while we’re getting screwed.

Leave a Reply