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State and Average Local Sales Tax Rates 2000-2010

I am looking for historic data on State and Local Sales Tax Rates (not tax revenues, but actual rates) for 2000 to 2010. I thought such data could be easily available, however I only managed to find ...
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religious tax exempt addresses in detroit/Michigan

I am looking to obtain a full list of all religious institutions that are deemed tax exempt for Detroit Michigan. I have visited there website http://www.detroitmi.gov/ and could not find such a list. ...
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Data about worldwide import tax rates

Is there a dataset available that contains data about import tax around the world? Problem with most of such "data" is that they come in form of thick booklets full of regulations and nothing to ...
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Sales Tax Data for NYC

Sales taxes collected (from retailers) would be a great proxy for general economic activity. Using sales tax data, you could get a rough idea of the revenues collected by retailers in a given area. ...
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Opinion surveys about specific tax rates

I'm interested in data from public opinion surveys that have asked people about tax policy in terms of specific tax rates about specific levels of income (or other taxable quantities, like inheritance ...
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Personal deductions when filing taxes in the US

I am looking for a data set listing the amount of personal deductions from the federal tax income as collected by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the United States, broken down in deduction ...
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What is up with the “no adjusted gross income” data in the IRS SOI?

This is a rather specific question, but I'm wondering if others who have used IRS data have encountered this oddity. I'm looking at the IRS Statistics of Income for individuals here, specifically the ...
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Can state, county or city sales tax records be retrieved in the U.S. under FOIA?

Just stopped by my local state government department of revenue office and ask them about how to go about requesting sales tax receipts of certain businesses in my area under the FOIA act. I was told ...
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Data on Use of Tax Preparer?

Is there a data set for the U.S. that summarizes the use of tax preparers to complete / file tax returns by income of the filer? Federal Form 1040 has fields for tax preparer information, but not ...
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Taxation systems across countries

Where can I find a dataset describing taxation systems across countries? More specifically: How many taxes businesses and individuals pay Do individuals pay taxes directly to domestic tax agencies or ...
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Are zip-code-level IRS income tax data available for every year, in machine-readable fomat?

The IRS publishes income tax data by zip code for certain years (1998, 2001, 2004-2008 etc.) but a) certain years are missing, like 1999 and 2000, and b) only for 2008 and afterwards are the data ...
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IRS Codes in machine readable format

Are there any sources of machine readable IRS codes (e.g. state, country etc.)? For example, on the 1099-B instructions, the 1f code on this form. However I would like avoid having to scrape the pdf ...
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What would be the cleanest / easiest method of collecting rental property data?

What would be the easiest method of collecting data about rental properties. I'm looking for per-unit information including: Monthly Rent Are utilities included? Monthly Electric bill Heating fuel ...
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How to construct a database with the underlying real estate data displayed by Redfin, Zillow, or Trulia?

Regardless of whether the home is for sale, if you type any street address into Zillow, Redfin, or Trulia, they will often tell you the square footage, the last-sold-date, the taxable value, and often ...
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VAT Rates of EU or better all Countries

In this Wikipedia Entry, there is a list of VAT rates ind EU countries and all other countries raising VAT. Is there a machine readable open source for such data? I have checked dbpedia but they do ...
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What sources exist for sales tax information

What open data sources are available to determine the appropriate sales tax at the state and local levels? For example, assume that an three items are sold from a retailer to the following ...
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Ownership of US county property tax/assessment data?

I'm in the process of building a not-for-profit site that will aggregate current and historical property tax data for all counties in the United States and serve it via a REST API. A problem I've ...