Next week, Nevada voters will cast their ballots and decide whether or not Nevada will institute a margin tax. The tax is a modified gross receipts tax (a type of tax only five other states have) and is modeled after the...
- Federal Excise Tax Rates, 1944-2008. Selected Years
Federal Excise Tax Rates, 1944-2008. Selected Years
November 09, 2008
Hearing on Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided, and Evaded Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance Chairman Wyden, Ranking Member Hatch, and members of the Committee: I appreciate the opportunity to submit this statement on tobacco taxes and...
Key Findings Large differentials in cigarette taxes across states create incentives for black market sales. Smuggled cigarettes make up substantial portions of cigarette consumption in many states, and greater than 25 percent of consumption in...
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