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.
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.