Category Archives: Taxes and Fees

Are Governments Raising Revenue Through Regressive Taxes Disguised As Fees?

  Question: How do government entities, whether federal, state, county or local, raise revenues in ways other than by increasing taxes? Answer: By increasing fees or creating entire new classes of fees. A perfect example of this from the recent past would be the tax map verification letter fee imposed by Nassau County back in early 2015 that was then tripled only […]