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Why a statewide bike tax makes no sense | Seattle Bike Blog

www.seattlebikeblog.com/2013/02/21/why-a-statewide-bike-tax-makes-no-sense/

Feb 21, 2013 ... A bicycle tax makes no sense for many reasons, several of which ... The Seattle Times says the bike tax, which would only raise about $1 million over ten years, was ... bikes that cost less than $500 (Biking Bis suggested naming the tax the ... the doors open without either forking out $25 on every bike sale.

Why the Bike Tax Is a Bad Idea | Seattle Met

www.seattlemet.com/articles/2013/2/22/why-the-bike-tax-is-a-bad-idea-february-2013

Feb 22, 2013 ... Why a proposed $25 tax on bike sales is a terrible idea. ... to tax all bike sales over $500 (the cost of a low-to-mid-range road bike) is a terrible idea; ... financial impact on cyclists and bike sellers, the tax would raise very little ...

It's Not Just The Bicycle Tax That's Terrible - Seattle Transit Blog

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Feb 25, 2013 ... Urban legislators would be left fighting a bicycle tax, trying to fund I-5 .... I am totally in favor of a $25 one time tax payment on bikes costing over $500. ... $25 is small enough not to have much affect on purchasing decisions.

State lawmakers consider bike tax to help pay for paths and trails ...

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May 22, 2015 ... The Legislative Fiscal Bureau paper says a $25 bike tax could generate more than $7 million in the next two years. It says ... Burke said lawmakers would be foolish to send hostile signals to the bike ... He emphasized the economic impact of the bike industry in ..... Photos: Epic Systems as seen from above ...

Hillary Clinton's Infrastructure Plan: Building Tomorrow's Economy ...

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Nov 30, 2015 ... She would allocate the other $25 billion to a national infrastructure bank, ... result in a hidden “pothole tax” that takes over $500 per year out of American ... Already , vulnerable communities are being disproportionately affected by the ... She will also support bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure—reducing ...

DRS: IP 2011(17), Sales and Use Taxes on Returned Goods, Even ...

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Nov 8, 2011 ... Example 2: A customer purchases a bicycle for $100 plus $6 sales tax ... The Department of Revenue Services (DRS) does. ... It reflects 2011 legislative changes affecting the sales and use taxes and their impact on: .... The retailer applies the 6.35% sales tax to the $25 hair dryer ($25 x 6.35% = $1.59 tax).

Tax Bicyclists For Exhaling CO2 When They Ride, Says Wash. Rep

www.activistpost.com/2013/03/tax-bicyclists-for-exhaling-co2-when.html

Mar 4, 2013 ... The new $25 tax will be applied on every bike sold for over $500 in the state. ... Ed Orcutt wrote in an email to a bike shop that the CO2 that ...

FL Dept Rev - 2013 Tax Information Publication 13A01-02R

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May 20, 2013 ... Florida Department of Revenue - Tax Information Publication ... The tax imposed is the amount of sales tax that would be imposed by the ..... 3% on semi-trailers and trucks over 10,000 lbs.; 7% on motorcycles. .... 5% sales tax rate (on motor vehicles over $500). $25 tax on motor vehicles less than $500.

Statistics Library - Economic Statistics Archives | PeopleForBikes

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The average annual operating cost of a bicycle is $308, less than 4% that of .... per day, it would reduce the adult obesity rate by 2.16 percent over six years. .... In 2018, obesity will affect 43 percent of U.S. adults and add $344 billion to ..... year, supporting nearly 1.5 million jobs and providing about $25 billion in tax reven...

Cities, States Recognizing Bicycling's Big Economic Potential

www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bicycling-economy_us_565c6ba4e4b072e9d1c26520

Nov 30, 2015 ... Cities and states have long urged their residents to ride bicycles, as a ... committed more than $500 million in state and federal funds over 16 ... $25 million annually to connect bicycle paths around the state into a new, statewide network. ... A robust system of bicycling trails would not only make cycling safer ...

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Vote Delayed, Bike Tax Proposed | Wisconsin Bike Fed

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May 19, 2015 ... ... Bike & Walk to School · Economic Impact · For Your Business ... We can't think of another industry that the legislature would target for ... But to just toss out an idea for a bike tax at the eleventh hour in the ... Fourth, there's no mention that Oregon's original idea was $25 on bike...

"Symbolic" bike tax proposed in Washington should sound familiar ...

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Feb 20, 2013 ... The package includes a provision that would levy $25 tax on the sale of all bicycles over $500. The tax would be one of six revenue streams ...

Why a Bicycle Tax Might Not Be Pointless After All - CityLab

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Feb 28, 2013 ... ... value, and a $25 sales fee on bicycles that cost more than $500. ... There are any number of reasons why a bike tax makes for poor public policy. ... state's proposal expected to bring in only a reported $1 million over a decade. ... "We would never sit there and say we outright oppose it," says Sadows...