Most states and localities generate a significant portion of state and local revenue from the taxation of retail sales.
A gross receipts tax is a levy on all business sales, regardless of whether the item is sold for consumption or intermediate use.
All levels of government have developed standards and guidance to ensure fair employment practices. They address wages, working conditions, and other aspects of work.
In addition to Social Security and Medicare, employers are required to participate in two forms of insurance to protect their workers.