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May 17, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Legislation would increwould increase the cigarette tax by $0.25 from $4.25 to $4.50 per pack, increase the tax on cigars by $0.30 to $0.80 per cigar, and create a new 40 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
May 16, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines internet sales taxes, the negative effects they can have on small businesses, and how states can at least negate their detrimental effects.
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Taxes
InfoTech & Telecom
May 9, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Proposal would apply a 75 percent wholesale tax on tobacco harm reduction products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
May 8, 2019
By Joe Barnett
“First comes freedom,” said Pete Buttigieg while announcing his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president on April 14. 
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Government Spending
Government & Politics
Taxes
May 8, 2019
By Lindsey Stroud
Multiple bills would increase cigarette tax by $2, apply a 95 percent wholesale tax to vaping products, and one bill would tax vaping products at two different rates.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
May 7, 2019
By Matthew Glans, Lennie Jarratt
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new effort in Illinois to switch from a flat tax system to a progressive tax system, a move that is likely to have long-term negative effects on taxpayers and the state’s economy.
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Taxes
May 6, 2019
By Billy Aouste
Week of April 29, 2019
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Government & Politics
Environment
Climate Change
Education
Health Care
Taxes
Government Spending
May 3, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a tax reform proposal in Texas that would raise the state sales tax by 1 percent to 9.25 percent while reducing property taxes—a tax swap that would place a major burden on Texas consumers.
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Taxes
Education
May 3, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a bill that would increase Connecticut’s sales tax rate from 6.35 percent to 6.85 percent and redistribute the funds to low-income cities and towns.
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Taxes
May 2, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses proposed legislation in Louisiana that would gradually increase the state’s gasoline tax from 38.4 cents-per-gallon to 56.4 cents-per-gallon by 2031.
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Taxes
Transportation
 

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