Politician proposes federal tax on toilet paper - KMOV.com

Politician proposes federal tax on toilet paper

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By Afton Spriggs By Afton Spriggs

Mayor Jim Suttle went to Washington Tuesday flush with ideas for how federal officials could help cities like Omaha pay for multibillion-dollar sewer projects.
 

Among the items on his brainstorming list: a proposal for a 10-cent federal tax on every roll of toilet paper you buy.
 

Based on the four-pack price for Charmin double rolls Tuesday at a midtown Hy-Vee, such a tax would add more than 10 percent to the per-roll price, pushing it over a buck.
 

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