:) Which U.S. state was the first to impose a sales tax?


Answer:  West Virginia, in July 1921.


 


Source:  The 365 amazing trivia facts calendar for 2007


 


 


Comments (1)

  1. Magnus J says:

    Well, even if Virginia was first in th U.S., I am pretty sure that they can’t beat the highest sales tax in the world.

    Here in Sweden we have a 25% sales tax, which probably is a good candidate for taking 1st place in that category.

    /M

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