NRF seeks sales tax holidays to spur spending

WASHINGTON In an effort to help spur consumer spending at stores and restaurants in the coming year, the National Retail Federation has asked President-elect Barack Obama to include a series of national sales tax holidays in his promised economic stimulus package.

The NRF requested in a letter that Obama speedily declare three tax holidays in March, July and October that would last for 10 days each and encompass a wide range of purchases, including restaurant di

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