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Dayton: add sales tax to clothes, services

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing Minnesotans pay a lower overall sales tax rate but that it should be applied to more goods and services, including clothes over $100.

The budget blueprint Dayton is unveiling Tuesday proposes big changes to the state's sales tax. It would apply the sales tax to some services now exempt, but would continue to exempt food and medical services along with clothing purchases under $100.

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