Friday, March 26, 2010
The New Mexico Tortilla Tax
Last month I posted about our lame brain legislature pushing a tax on most food items. The Tortilla Tax as it was labeled was passed by that same lame brain legislature. But when those representatives went back home, the got bombarded with complaints from their constituents. So some of them went back to talk to the Governor and asked him to veto the tax. Due to some statute, the Governor was able to line item veto the food tax. We have an increase in the sales tax and an increase in tobacco taxes, but at least they aren't taxing our food anymore.