April 25, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposed millionaires tax in Washington State.
June 1, 2016
Given the current focus in Washington on shifting our federal tax system towards consumption and away from productice activity, many in the states see this as a blessing to raise their consumption taxes.
October 1, 2007
See if this rule makes sense to you: If you want to help poor children, do not raise taxes on poor families.
June 29, 2016
School Choice Weekly #142
May 30, 2019
Proposed legislation in Massachusetts would increase the excise tax on cigarettes by $0.50, double the tax on cigars, and create a 75 percent wholesale tax on electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
June 10, 2010
We have been asked to evaluate the effects of discriminatory car rental excise taxes on specific groups of customers; and on certain forms of economic activity related to the car rental industry.
April 11, 2007
Alcohol, beer, tobacco, and other items have become big targets of tax-hiking lawmakers in recent years.
June 27, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a tax reform proposal in Ohio that would lower income taxes and why the cuts will help the state's economy.
June 17, 2019
Language in 2020-21 operating budget would apply a 17 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
April 23, 2019
Proposed legislation would increase the state's excise tax on cigarettes to $3.50 per pack and apply an 81 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
September 10, 2008
Regressive Tobacco Excise Taxes Smother Revenue Collections and Help Black Market
Reporter Scott Rothschild could not de-smog the primary lessons from the governor's latest attempt to raise money for state-financed health care schemes by
April 4, 2019
State Government Relations Manager Lindsey Stroud examines the effects of Pennsylvania's 40 percent wholesale tax on youth e-cigarette use, finding youth use increased in the year following the tax.
June 11, 2019
Proposed legislation would apply differing tax rates to e-cigarette products and require vape shops to be licensed by the state.
March 29, 2019
Crumbling infrastructure in many states have prompted legislators to propose higher fuel taxes to fund road repairs. Fuel tax hikes should always be paired with other tax cuts and spending cuts.
March 22, 2019
Legislation would add a 20 percent special excise tax on cigarette products and apply the state's privilege tax to e-cigarettes and vaping devices.
February 22, 2019
Proposal would increase the tax on beer by 345 percent, the tax on wine not from farm wineries by 1,032 percent, and the tax on distilled spirits by 227 percent in an effort to provide property tax relief.
February 9, 2016
Indiana lawmakers are proposing to hike the state’s excise taxes on gasoline and cigarettes to generate more money for road construction and repair. The bill, sponsored by state Rep.
November 1, 2000
Convoys of protesting truckers, fast-rising gasoline prices, and the Presidential contest have focused attention on a type of tax that taxpayers are rarely aware of: excise taxes.
Selected Excise Tax Rates on Fuel
May 3, 2010
This study, originally published in the National Bureau of Economic Research’s April 2010 edition, uses individual-level data from the 2003, 2006, and 2007 Tobacco Use Supplements to the United States Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey to directly
November 3, 2014
The 2.3% medical device tax imposed by the Affordable Care Act (ACA; P.L. 111-148) in 2010 was one of a number of additional revenue-raising provisions to finance health reform.