Professional Services Alliance

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Downloadable Materials

Below are several downloadable PDFs. Click the thumbnail images and the document will download and open in a new window. 

 
 

Historical Examples: Past Failed Attempts to Tax Services

Several states have attempted to tax professional services, and each time the law has been repealed shortly after it went into effect.

 


The Economic Case Against Taxes on Professional Services

Professional service taxes hurt state and local economies, and basic economic policy teaches that they shouldn't be taxed.

 

Action in Recent Years: Where and When Have Tax on Services Bills Been Introduced?

Despite the fact that tax on service legislation has been introduced in many states over the last several years, no broad-based tax on professional services has been successfully enacted and maintained. Here's an overview of state legislative activity from 2014 to 2016.