One important common-sense taxpayer protection in the federal income tax code is inflation-indexing. Inflation indexing means that tax brackets (and other important dollar-amount features of the individual income...
- State Cigarette Excise Tax Rates, 2009-2013
State Cigarette Excise Tax Rates, 2009-2013
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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