Chamber opposes Raimondo sales tax expansion

Updated at 10:15 a.m.

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has recommended an expansion of the state sales tax to include professional services associated with commercial buildings, such as landscaping, carpet cleaning, janitorial services, pest control and interior design. Other proposed sales tax applications in the fiscal 2020 budget proposal include in-state lobbying services for businesses and digital-download and streaming services,

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