Today, for the first time in ten years, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted to repeal the federal estate tax. The final vote on HR 1105 was 240-179, with 233 Republicans and 7 Democrats voting yea. The bill was...
- Map: State Spirits Excise Tax Rates, as of September 1, 2...
Map: State Spirits Excise Tax Rates, as of September 1, 2010 (Dollars Per Gallon)
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 20 percent of consumption in...
Key Findings OECD countries rely heavily on consumption taxes, such as the value added tax, and social insurance taxes, such as the payroll tax. The United States relies heavily on the individual income tax, at 37 percent of total government...
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