Shoppers stroll through the Pavilions Shopping Center in suburban Sacramento in 2013. What they bought would or would not be subject to sales tax, depending on what it was, under state law.
Shoppers stroll through the Pavilions Shopping Center in suburban Sacramento in 2013. What they bought would or would not be subject to sales tax, depending on what it was, under state law. Manny Crisostomo Sacramento Bee file
Shoppers stroll through the Pavilions Shopping Center in suburban Sacramento in 2013. What they bought would or would not be subject to sales tax, depending on what it was, under state law. Manny Crisostomo Sacramento Bee file
Dan Walters

Dan Walters

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Dan Walters: What sales should be tax-free?

January 05, 2016 04:50 PM

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Dan Walters’ column appeared in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. In 1984 he moved to The Sacramento Bee, where his column ran until 2017.