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There are only pay-per-request API's for sales tax data. The Sales Tax Clearing House offers an interface to pull sales tax information. With a list of zip codes, you could automate the process of pulling in the tax data. I'm guessing they probably wouldn't like that, so it would probably be a good idea just to send them an e-mail requesting a data dump. ...


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I don't know specifics on how Zillow, etc acquired their data - other than assuming they (or 3rd party) obtains the data on a per county basis. As cities/counties open up open data portals, this data will become more accessible to developers. When searching these portals, you want to look for tax lots, property tax, or parcels. A lot of these datasets are ...


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Sales tax records for an individual business are probably protected (or exempted) by FOIA authorizing legislation as competitive business records. With that information, a competitor could determine quite a lot about an individual business. Much like an individual's income tax returns are not public, you'll probably not be able to drill down to the level ...


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I have not come across this data for NYC (though would also be really interested in it if the data existed publicly somewhere!), but know that you can get sales tax receipts for a few categories for the state of Texas at least. The state of Texas publishes sales tax receipts data on the following areas: Mixed beverage (think bar receipts) Hotel occupancy ...


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It's difficult to know when to use the Stack Exchange "answer" field for an inconclusive answer, but after a review of the IRS's website, I don't see much sign of this, particularly for the 1f code on that form, but really, for anything. The most prominent source of structured data from the IRS that I found is the Tax Stats section, which isn't what you're ...


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You might also be interested in exploring a sales tax calculator that the IRS provides for people who itemize their sales taxes. This is based on a black-box formula that estimates total sales tax burden on every day items based on income and household size, and excludes big-ticket items (like a new car) for which the user would presumably know the sales tax....


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I don't know of an API ... but it's really, really difficult ... as a given item might be considered to be a different class for taxing depending on the location. For instance, DC had a few years where prepared ready to eat were subjected to the 'snack tax' (10%) and no longer exempt as food. Some states have 'sales tax holidays' where for a short period ...


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I believe this is the top data provider on the subject of sales tax (part of Thomson Reuters now, used to be a separate company called Sabrix) - http://onesource.thomsonreuters.com/solutions/indirect-tax/ . They definitely have the data, not sure if they expose it as an API though.


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It depends on the data that you are aggregating and what licensing has been applied to it. For example, if you are finding the data on the U.S. national open data portal, Data.gov, there is no licensing applied for data provided by federal agencies and it is open to use and reuse, including for commercial use. There is also property assessment county ...


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This EU documentation shows various Value Added Tax rates for countries in Europe: http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/resources/documents/taxation/vat/how_vat_works/rates/vat_rates_en.pdf


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HUD offers a lot of rent related information (by County). For example, the 50th percentile estimates contain the medium rent per studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms per county. http://www.huduser.org/portal/datasets/pis.html I also keep a copy, converted to our linked CSV vocabulary, of some of these datasets here: http://www.opengeocode.org/cude1.1/HUD/PHA/index....


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This data is actually very challenging to get, as there is no federal regulation requiring the reporting or mandating the collection of state and local sales tax rates. A company that does business nationwide has only a few choices: have a team that combs through legislation, looking for tax changes; or hire a service that does this. This data is also ...


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This question is one year old, but still: https://www.census.gov/govs/statetax/historical_data.html isn't this what you need?


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I emailed the people at the IRS SOI. Here is their response: The reason returns that have no AGI but show a high average tax amount is due almost entirely to the Alternative Minimum Tax. Returns with no AGI will not have income tax without a special income tax calculation, such as the AMT. This unfortunately means that the AGI as listed does not have ...


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All public records are covered by FOIA, except for those exempt by stipulation, which in my experience varies for each organization. These could be exempt in your locality, but I highly doubt it. I'm assuming that you are in Colorado by your avatar, so here's Denver's sales tax records for the last year: http://www.denvergov.org/Portals/344/documents/...


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According to @MichaelA (in the comments), zip code level IRS income machine-readable income data is not available for every year, and the IRS has no plans to do so/isn't very receptive to the idea edit: You can get all the data based on county/city (not zip) for the years 1989-2010 here: http://www.irs.gov/uac/SOI-Tax-Stats-County-Data So not the exact ...


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Zillow has data on bedrooms, square footage and property tax estimates. I think rent is too malleable for you to easily track it on the basis of individual addresses, but you could estimate it based on approximate home value (which Zillow tracks) and appropriate ratios that are measured at a neighborhood / city level. Here's one basic table that tracks ...


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You can find this information in the OECD Tax Database. The rates are provided in an Excel sheet. Unfortunately the table is confined to 33 OECD member states, among which 21 are also member of the EU.


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