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Small Change

State and local taxes are taking a bigger bite out of your business. Here's how to fight back.

This story appears in the March 1997 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Have you noticed a growth spurt in your state tax bill? Is it consuming more and more of your company's revenue? If so, the good news is there are steps you can take to gain control of this often overlooked tax liability.

State taxes are taking a bigger bite out of small- owners' bottom lines, and this trend is expected to continue. As Washington moves more responsibility for funding social programs to the states, the drive is on to collect more tax revenue at the state level.

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