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January 23, 2013 11:53 PM

GEORGE RUNNER: Confusing lumber tax will fall on state consumers

Late last summer, two-thirds of the state Legislature approved and the governor signed legislation imposing a Lumber Products Assessment on some retail sales. The law adds a 1 percent assessment on certain lumber and engineered wood products sold in California. That might sound straightforward, but it's not.

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