This week’s map takes a look at when each state first adopted its cigarette tax. Although the federal government had been taxing tobacco since the 18th century and cigarettes specifically since 1862, states did not begin...
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Elizabeth Malm Debates in North Carolina
Today Tax Foundation economist Elizabeth Malm participated in a lively debate with Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, about the future ability of North Carolina to retain talent, recruit industry, and finance needed infrastructure. To watch an archived video of the debate, click "See event details" in the box below.
Hosted by the Institute for Emerging Issues, in partnership with the Civitas Institute and the NC Budget and Tax Center, this debate informed attendees about how North Carolina’s tax reform initiative fits into the broader national discussion on economic growth and sustainability. Kelly McCullen, Senior Correspondent and lead political anchor for UNC-TV, served as moderator for the event.
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