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Competing with the U.S. Postal Service: Effects on Consumers, Competitors, and Virginia State and Local Government

What effect does the USPS’ status as a monopoly have on the Virginia economy? Plenty. This report inventories the government-granted competitive advantages enjoyed by the Postal Service, allowing it to unfairly compete with private, taxpaying Virginia firms. It illustrates the impact of the USPS tax exemption on state and local government — from corporate income to property and BPOL taxes — during a time of budgetary constraints.

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