Next week, Nevada voters will cast their ballots and decide whether or not Nevada will institute a margin tax. The tax is a modified gross receipts tax (a type of tax only five other states have) and is modeled after the...
- Scott Drenkard on Candy and Soda Taxes
Scott Drenkard on Candy and Soda Taxes
Tax Foundation analyst Scott Drenkard discusses the efforts of sities and states to fight obesity with higher taxes on candy and soda.
Tax Foundation Special Report 196, "Overreaching on Obesity: Governments Consider New Taxes on Soda and Candy" by Scott Drenkard.
"Contest: How Much Does This Basket of Treats Cost After Taxes?" by Scott Drenkard and Nick Kasprak.
More on food and beverage taxes here.
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