VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: D.C. sports fans may have to pay a little more to watch their teams next fiscal year, the D.C. Wire reports. (Nationals fans, you’re exempt.) A D.C. Council committee is recommending the adoption of a new tax on sporting events to generate an estimated $3.7 million in revenue to fund city […]

(Washington, DC) — So much for this year’s sales tax holiday. The District, faced with a more than $660,000,000 budget shortfall, has canceled its annual sales tax holiday. The holiday, usually held in early August, allows shoppers to buy clothes and school supplies without the 5.75% sales tax. The District hopes to collect an estimated […]