Joe Miranda

D.C. tax to apply to sweetened drinks

D.C.’s 6 percent general sales tax rate will be extended to soda and other sweetened beverages beginning next month, but students purchasing these drinks from Sodexo-run dining venues will not see a price increase. When the D.C. Council voted to approve the Districts’s 2011 $5.3 billion budget in May, the sales tax extension was approved […]