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State Lawmaker Proposes Big Box Retailer Tax

HeadlineFeb 24, 2005

In other Wal-Mart news, a state senator in Montana has put forward a new bill to encourage big box retailers to pay livable wages. The bill would require Wal-Mart and other large stores to pay a new gross proceeds tax. However any store could be exempted from paying the tax if they began paying their employees an entry level wage worth at least $22,000 a year and if less than half of their workers were part time.

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