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New Mexico Considers Tax on Video Games

Posted Wed, Jan 23, 2008 by Aelryn

And where one State does it...

If you live in New Mexico, you might soon be paying an additional 1% tax when you feed your gaming habit.

The tax idea, initiated by the Sierra Club, would raise an estimated $4 million a year, to fund programs aimed at giving school kids an outdoors education.

We believe it is such a nominal tax that consumers won’t feel it too much, especially if they are educated about where that money goes.

You can read more about the proposed measure at GamePolitics, and then join the forum discussion.


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