A primary goal of future business owners is to find the perfect location for their business. Choosing the right location can help lower cost and put more money in a business owner's pocket. Imagine that you are interested in opening a flower shop. Your store will sell directly to customers and make deliveries to homes, hospitals, and businesses. To determine the best spot at which to open your business, you should compare tax rates from place to place.
Visit the given Web sites to help you find a possible location for your flower shop. Then read the question after visiting each Web address. Click on the letter of the correct answer. To assess your answers, click the Check My Answers button at the bottom of the page.
- Go to Motor Fuel Excise Taxes to compare gasoline excise taxes. According to the Web site, which of these states has the lowest gasoline excise tax?
- Now, go to Maryland Income Tax Rates to find local income tax rates for counties in Maryland. Which county has the lowest local income tax rate?
- Next, to find property tax rates for counties in Maryland go to Maryland Property Tax Rates. Which county has the lowest County real property tax rate?