Today marks my 15th year at the Tax Foundation. Looking back, the world was different when I started: people still had dialup internet, Bill Clinton was president, and the Tax Foundation was just seven people in a small...
- 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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