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Washington: We’re No. 2…in cell phone taxes

From this morning's paper:

    The next time you change the ring tone on your cellphone, consider choosing the sound of a cash register ringing. Or maybe The Beatles’ song “Taxman.”
   Washington cellphone users have the dubious distinction of paying the second-highest taxes in the country. Nebraska has the highest cellphone taxes.
   It’s something you may have suspected the last time you checked your cellphone bill – if you were able to decipher it.. . 

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Jim Camden
Jim Camden joined The Spokesman-Review in 1981 and retired in 2021. He is currently the political and state government correspondent covering Washington state.

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