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Lunch Links: New Jersey Lawmakers Set to Vote on Gas Tax Hike; Tax Experts Weigh in on Trump's Reported Losses; Kansas Shortfall Extended

Today is October 4, the date in 1877 when the Bureau of Engraving and Printing printed its first federal tax stamps. The federal government had previously contracted with various private vendors but a bill passed earlier that year made the BEP the exclusive printer of federal tax stamps, so long as the costs were below private vendors. The BEP still does so today, although its main job is printing all U.
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