Tax Foundation http://wutc.org en Tennessee Ranks #1 In High Sales Tax http://wutc.org/post/tennessee-ranks-1-high-sales-tax <p></p><p>At 9.45%, Tennessee has the highest combined average state and local sales tax rate, according to a recent report by the nonpartisan <a href="http://taxfoundation.org/blog/combined-state-and-average-local-sales-tax-rates">Tax Foundation</a> think tank.&nbsp; In this segment, WUTC's Michael Edward Miller speaks with Scott Drenkard, a Tax Foundation economist, about the reason why the foundation collects and publicizes this information.&nbsp; They also discuss the oft-touted claim that in Tennessee, the sales tax is high, but it's offset by low income tax.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:50:36 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 35114 at http://wutc.org Tennessee Ranks #1 In High Sales Tax Tax Foundation Ranks Tennessee’s Business Climate In Top 15 http://wutc.org/post/tax-foundation-ranks-tennessee-s-business-climate-top-15 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan research organization, has ranked the Volunteer State&rsquo;s business tax climate as the </span>15<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> best out of all 50 states.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From a media release:</span></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 19:27:44 +0000 Staff 28752 at http://wutc.org Tax Foundation Ranks Tennessee’s Business Climate In Top 15