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...
Scott Hodge on the Debt Ceiling, Deficit Spending and Federal Taxes
Tax Foundation President Scott Hodge discusses the current negotiations between Congress and the White House over the debt ceiling and the federal budget process. He also answers caller questions on the burden of the federal income tax and whether U.S. corporations and high-income households are paying their "fair share" of taxes.
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