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June 1, 2016
By John E. Berthoud Ph.D.
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.
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Taxes
Government Spending
June 29, 2016
By Joy Pullmann
School Choice Weekly #142
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Education
October 1, 2007
By Michael L. Davis and Robert McTeer
See if this rule makes sense to you: If you want to help poor children, do not raise taxes on poor families.
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Taxes
June 10, 2010
By Kevin Neels
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.
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Taxes
Government Spending
April 11, 2007
By prepared by The Heartland Institute
Alcohol, beer, tobacco, and other items have become big targets of tax-hiking lawmakers in recent years.
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Taxes
Government Spending
September 10, 2008
By Ralph Conner
Dear Editor: 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
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June 22, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new tax measure recently approved to appear on Oregon’s 2018 ballot that would amend the Oregon Constitution to permanently prohibit the imposition of a tax on groceries.
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Taxes
February 9, 2016
By Andrea Dillon
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.
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Government Spending
Alcohol & Tobacco
Transportation
Taxes
May 3, 2010
By Phillip DeCicca
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
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Government Spending
Alcohol & Tobacco
Taxes
November 3, 2014
By Jane G. Gravelle and Sean Lowry
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.
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Health Care
 

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