One of our focuses in optimizing your wireless bill for taxes is to understand where your people work, where you pay your bill, where you pay your taxes, and how those can all be aligned for savings.
Not to pick on Washington and Oregon, but just think how much a savings can be had with just a sharper pencil regarding where your cross-border business does business:
|Local utililty tax||0.00%||No tax on wireless in Portland or Salem|
|TOTAL TRANSACTION TAX||1.76%|
|State sales tax||6.50%||Access, interstate and intrastate|
|Local sales taxes||2.65%||Avg. of Olympia (2.3%) & Seattle (3.0%)|
|B&O/Utility Franchise—local||7.50%||Avg. of Olympia (9%) & Seattle (6%) avg.|
|TOTAL TRANSACTION TAX||18.60%|