Taxation Without Consideration


As local governments are strapped for cash, more and more tiny taxes are going to surface. New York governor David Paterson has proposed a tax on downloads from iTunes, and in Iowa City, a resolution is on the table to tax plastic bags. GOOD News takes to the streets of New York to ask: ""Hey, what would YOU tax?""

New York's proposed iTunes tax (Christian Science Monitor)

Iowa City looks to sack plastic grocery bags (Chicago Tribune)