Why do some states still have a grocery tax?

Sep 6, 2023
The poorest Americans spend the largest share of their paychecks on food at home.
Across the U.S., state grocery taxes can range from less than 1% to 7% on non-prepared foods.
Elijah Nouvelage

Are marshmallows candy? It's a sticky question for state sales taxes

Nov 22, 2022
Most states don't tax groceries. But the treat used in candied yams and s'mores tests the definition.
Marshmallows — the roastable, toastable sweet — are taxed differently depending on a state's definition of candy.
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