"So, it's pretty crazy. Look, we're bailing out Wall Street, we're bailing out banks, and we're bailing out car companies. In fact, did you know there's a special box on your tax form this year you can check if you want a portion of your taxes to actually go to running the government?" -- Jay LenoA strong municipality is motivated by the necessity of providing residents with fundamental services and infrastructure. City government is compelled to deal with the reality of funding them as they sustain quality-of-life expectations. A primary source for the revenue to support these benefits is local sales tax, both in structure and the growing use of e-commerce.