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.
June 29, 2016
School Choice Weekly #142
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 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.
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
June 22, 2018
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.
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.
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.